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My Cybersecurity Talk interview with CQURE Academy is now available

Written on September 15, 2017 at 12:04 PM, by

Raymond Comvalius and I presented at the Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NICConf) in February of this year. Before our Azure AD B2C and Azure AD B2B session, we were interviewed by Paula Januszkiewicz for her CQURE Academy. Raymond’s interview for this series of CyberSecurity Talk has been available for some time. Yesterday CQURE Academy published my […]

Pictures of the Dutch Windows Management User Group 2017-4 Meetup

Written on September 14, 2017 at 8:52 AM, by

Yesterday, the Dutch Windows Management User Group (WMUG) organized their fourth meetup for this year. iSense ICT Professionals was the proud host of this event and made their headquarters available for the event. After a short introduction by Koen de Vries (iSense) and Kenneth van Surksum (WMUG), Adnan Hendricks presented on Azure ARM templates. After […]

Looking for the Dutch IT Pro Community Connection at Ignite 2017 Orlando? Look no further!

Written on September 8, 2017 at 9:00 AM, by

So you love the Dutch; that interesting bunch of people occupying a little piece of mostly reclaimed coastal area in the Northwestern corner of Europe’s mainland. The guys and girls (and everything in between, we don’t judge) who do not shy away from giving you their opinions—their direct, unapologetic, blunt opinions on Microsoft technologies and […]

I’m speaking at Microsoft Ignite 2017

Written on September 6, 2017 at 7:36 PM, by

The tech world is changing fast—and that means the role of the tech professional is more vital than ever before. Microsoft Ignite is the place to meet the experts, get your questions answered, and connect with the tech community. I’ll be there, presenting on the four mistakes I see organization make with their Active Directory […]

Azure AD Connect 1.1.614.0 offers a load of fixes and enhanced functionality

Written on September 6, 2017 at 8:07 AM, by

Yesterday, Microsoft released version 1.1.614.0 of Azure AD Connect, its free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments to Azure Active Directory.   What’s New Azure AD Connect Sync Azure AD Connect now features a Troubleshoot task in the Azure AD Connect wizard […]

I’m speaking at iSense’s Security Summit

Written on September 5, 2017 at 3:14 PM, by

On Wednesday, September 20th 2017, iSense ICT Professionals organizes its first Security Summit at their HeadQuarts in Gouda, the Netherlands. Eight speakers share five topics and the entire event is chaired by Ancilla van de Leest.   About iSense ICT Professionals iSense ICT Professionals is a Dutch ICT company, specialized in staffing ICT Professionals. Their […]

Connecting to Azure MFA Server’s Web Service SDK using certificate authentication

Written on September 4, 2017 at 3:35 PM, by

Recently, I’ve been involved in some larger Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server projects as a senior engineer with a couple of demanding customers. It’s been a lot of fun and quite the roller coaster ride. In my opinion, an increasing number of organizations are looking to implement multi-factor authentication. They may be required to by […]

Azure AD Connect: objectGUID vs. mS-DS-ConsistencyGuid, Part 3

Written on August 31, 2017 at 1:14 PM, by

In the first part of this series, I’ve explained how Azure AD Connect version 1.1.553.0 and beyond allows you to switch from objectGUID to mS-DS-ConsistencyGuid as the source anchor attribute , the benefits of doing so and what you may and may not expect when you make the switch. Now that I’ve shown you the […]

Ten Things you need to know about Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server

Written on August 28, 2017 at 7:16 PM, by

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server is Microsofts product to add the magic of multi-factor authentication to your organizations on-premises enterprise infrastructure. I’ve been designing, implementing, updating and managing Azure Multi-Factor Authentication for several organizations. It has become one of my favorite tools in my toolbox, but there are a couple of things that I think you […]

I’m presenting at the Dutch Windows Management User Group 2017-4 Meetup

Written on August 25, 2017 at 3:00 PM, by

The Dutch Windows Management User Group (WMUG) is one of the more active IT Pro user groups in the Netherlands. I was honored when they invited me to speak at their next meetup on September 13, 2017. Of course, I’d present at this meetup; their fourth meetup this year!   About the Dutch Windows Management […]