I'm speaking at the inaugural Dutch Microsoft Entra Community Meetup

It's not often that a new community comes to life. Microsoft's rename of Azure AD to Entra, however, has sparked the birth of the Dutch Microsoft Entra Community, run by fellow MVPs Pim Jacobs and Jan Bakker and Microsoft senior product manager Stefan van der Wiele.   About the Dutch Microsoft Entra Community The Dutch … Continue reading "I'm speaking at the inaugural Dutch Microsoft Entra Community Meetup"

What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for December 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 December 2023:   … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for December 2023"

Backing up and Restoring Entra ID objects and their attributes in 2023

In recent years, if you wanted to make backups of objects in Microsoft Entra ID (Azure AD) and be able to restore them reliably, there was only one vendor that met the bill. Now, at the end of 2023, I'm seeing other companies offering help with backing up and restoring objects in Microsoft Entra ID. … Continue reading "Backing up and Restoring Entra ID objects and their attributes in 2023"

How familiar are you with Entra ID App Registration and Enterprise App Security?

If you are unfamiliar with Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory) and enterprise app security, you should take steps to change that. Application governance is complex, so its intricacies and importance tend to be overlooked when organizations first create a cloud security strategy. However, failing to properly secure and monitor Entra ID can result … Continue reading "How familiar are you with Entra ID App Registration and Enterprise App Security?"

What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for November 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 November 2023:   … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for November 2023"

What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for October 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 October 2023:   … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for October 2023"

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 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"

I'm joining a round-table on Entra ID Application Governance

On October 24th, 2023 at 10 AM Pacific Time (PST),  I'm happy to join an online round-table with Nicolas Blank, Alistair Pugin and Jay Gundotra to discuss application governance in the context of Microsoft Entra ID.   About the webinar For most organizations, Entra ID (formerly Azure AD) applications offer a lot of benefits, but … Continue reading "I'm joining a round-table on Entra ID Application Governance"

What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for July 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 July 2023: … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for July 2023"