Nicholas DiCola is a Solution Architect with Microsoft Consulting Services’ Cybersecurity Team where he consults for government and commercial customers around the world as a trusted advisor. Nicholas is a highly dedicated, motivated, and accomplished Information Technology Professional with over 14 years of global experience in Networking Systems, Data Center Architecture, and Data and Communications Implementation. Nicholas holds a M.B.A. in Information Systems and a B.S. degree in Computer Networking from Strayer University. He holds numerous industry certifications including a Microsoft Certified Master in Active Directory. He recently was a contributing author for the book "Automating Active Directory Administration with Windows PowerShell 2.0," by Ken St. Cyr.