Aaron Margosis

Principal Consultant, Global Cybersecurity Practice


Aaron Margosis is a Windows nerd, focusing primarily on cybersecurity. A frequent presenter, he is co-author with Mark Russinovich of Troubleshooting with the Windows Sysinternals Tools (MS Press, 2016), co-author of Microsoft's "Mitigating Pass-the-Hash (PtH) Attacks and Other Credential Theft Techniques," and a primary member of the team that builds Microsoft's security configuration guidance. He has published a number of useful tools over the years, including MakeMeAdmin, LUA Buglight, IE Zone Analyzer, LGPO (Local Group Policy Object utility) and Policy Analyzer. Aaron joined Microsoft Services in 1999, where he works with security-conscious customers.