I'm speaking at NIC Cloud Connect

The Nordic Infrastructure Conference is a great event! This year, because of a NATO meeting in Oslo, the event is rescheduled to November 7 – 9, 2023. I'm happy to announce that I will be speaking for the sixth time at this event.   About the Nordic Infrastructure Conference The Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NICConf) provides IT and … Continue reading "I'm speaking at NIC Cloud Connect"

Pictures of AppManagEvent 2023

On Friday October6th, 2023, Raymond and I presented at the 2023 AppManagEvent at the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht, the Netherlands. After working in the morning, I finally arived at lunch time at the event location. I sat down with Kenneth van Surksum and Peter Daalmans for some quick conversations at their Workplace Ninja's booth, before making … Continue reading "Pictures of AppManagEvent 2023"

Entra Connect v2.2.8.0 adds onPremisesObjectIdentifier to its default Attribute Scope

Entra Connect Sync, formerly known as Azure AD Connect Sync (and still branded as such when you install and upgrade this product), was updated last week to include a feature that make it more compatible with Entra Cloud Sync (formerly known as Azure AD Connect Cloud Sync). v2.2.8.0 of Entra Connect also came with some … Continue reading "Entra Connect v2.2.8.0 adds onPremisesObjectIdentifier to its default Attribute Scope"

Pictures of NT Konferenca 2023

On Saturday September 23rd I flew from my favorite airport (Amsterdam Schiphol Airport) to Ljubljana's Jože Pučnik Airport. I arrived arround 22:30. A driver awaited me to drive me to the beautiful Slovenian seaside. This way, I had the entire Sunday to relax in the sun. On Sunday evening, Tomislav Fuckar joined me as my … Continue reading "Pictures of NT Konferenca 2023"

I'm presenting on the 2023 Netwrix Benelux Customer Day

On Thursday October 26th, I'm presenting at the first Netwrix Customer Day for the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg, hosted by Professional Development Systems in Culemburg.   About the Netwrix Customer Day The Netwrix customer day offers the opportunity to meet the Netwrix and PDS team to discuss the current IT security challenges, best practices and … Continue reading "I'm presenting on the 2023 Netwrix Benelux Customer Day"

I'm co-presenting KNVI's 'Legacy to Modern' event

On Wednesday October 25, 2023, I’m co-presenting at KNVI’s 'Legacy to Modern' event Dutch at ZiPPERZ in Rotterdam. Fellow speakers Raymond Comvalius and Erwin Derksen are my co-presenters for this Microsoft-inspired afternoon.   About KNVI The Dutch Professional Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI) is an independent platform for sharing professional knowledge and expanding the personal networks of … Continue reading "I'm co-presenting KNVI's 'Legacy to Modern' event"

What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in September 2023

Microsoft Defender for Identity helps Active Directory admins defend against advanced persistent threats (APTs) targeting their Active Directory Domain Services infrastructures. It is a cloud-based service, where agents on Domain Controllers provide signals to Microsoft's Machine Learning (ML) algorithms to detect and report on attacks. Its dashboard allows Active Directory, AD FS, and Certification Authority … Continue reading "What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in September 2023"

What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for September 2023

Entra ID, previously known as Azure AD is Microsoft's Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Entra ID and through the Microsoft 365 Message Center, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Entra ID for September 2023:   … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for September 2023"

On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for September 2023

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 still receive updates to improve the experiences and security of Microsoft’s on-premises powerhouses. This is the list of Identity-related updates and fixes we saw for September 2023:   Windows Server 2016 We observed the following update … Continue reading "On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for September 2023"