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Interview of Viktor Hedberg

Microsoft Information Protection Administrator SC-400 Certification Guide by Viktor Hedberg and Shabaz Darr – Available on Amazon.com

Q: What is/are your specialist tech area(s)?

Viktor : Cyber Security, Microsoft 365 Security, Azure Security, Microsoft Security

Q: How did you become an author for Packt? Tell us about your journey. What was your motivation for writing this book?

Viktor : I wanted to bring the tech community and interested people a study guide to pursue the SC-400 exam and earn a certification.

Q: What kind of research did you do, and how long did you spend researching before beginning the book?

Viktor : None, since the book is related to my daily work.

Q: Did you face any challenges during the writing process? How did you overcome them?

Viktor: Not really, my family has been really supportive in the whole process.

Q: What’s your take on the technologies discussed in the book? Where do you see these technologies heading in the future?

Viktor : The technologies will become even more present in the future (i hope!).

Q: Why should readers choose this book over others already on the market? How would you differentiate your book from its competition?

Viktor : Given that there is a rather slim market for these books, getting this out and being one of the first will gain a lot of traction within the community/communities.

Q. What are the key takeaways you want readers to come away from the book with?

Viktor : This book focuses on the SC-400 exam and will give the reader a lot of tools for understanding the technologies involved and further their competency within the area, as well as giving the reader the skills required to take and clear the exam successfully.

Q. What advice would you give to readers learning tech? Do you have any top tips?

Viktor : Stay frosty, don´t be afraid to fail, that´s only a way of learning from mistakes.

Q. Do you have a blog that readers can follow?

Viktor : https://hedbergtech.se

Q. Can you share any blogs, websites and forums to help readers gain a holistic view of the tech they are learning?

Viktor: docs.microsoft.com is a great place for learning these technologies.

Q. How would you describe your author journey with Packt? Would you recommend Packt to aspiring authors?

Viktor : Absolutely!

Q. Do you belong to any tech community groups?

Viktor : Yes, to many to list 😀

Q. What are your favorite tech journals? How do you keep yourself up to date on tech?

Viktor: Given that I take part in a lot of programmes from Microsoft and stay alerted on what other MVPs are posting about, I try to stay at the bleeding edge when it comes to techs.

Q. How did you organize, plan, and prioritize your work and write the book?

Viktor : My planning consisted of dialogue with my spouse and planning for scheduled sessions to write the book. My co-author and I also scheduled weekly catch-up session to help each other in this project.

Q. What is that one writing tip that you found most crucial and would like to share with aspiring authors?

Viktor: Find something that really interests you and talk to the publisher about your idea.

You can find the book on Amazon by following this link: Please click here

Microsoft Information Protection Administrator SC-400 Certification Guide is Available on Amazon.com

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