Brian Shea is currently the team lead for a Windows security team at one of the nation's largest financial institutions. His duties include securing the bank's Windows systems and helping home users who dial in to secure their own systems. During his ten years in the computer security field, he has written everything from security programs to white papers for management and nontechnical staff. Brian lives near Seattle with his wife and daughter. When not working, he can often be found enjoying the great outdoors in the Pacific Northwest.