The Second Edition of the Active Directory Administration Cookbook is now available

Slightly over three years ago, my first book was published. These past few months, I've been working with Packt to write my second book: the Active Directory Administration Cookbook, Second Edition. Starting today, July 15th 2022, you can find physical copies of it on shelves at Amazon. What you'll find is 696 pages filled with … Continue reading "The Second Edition of the Active Directory Administration Cookbook is now available"

I’m a 2022-2023 Microsoft MVP

Today, I received a localized e-mail from the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award team: In Dutch, it reads: Beste Sander Berkouwer, Nogmaals presenteren we u met genoegen de 2022-2023 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award als erkenning van uw buitengewone leiderschap in technische community’s. We waarderen uw uitmuntende bijdragen in de volgende technische community’s … Continue reading "I’m a 2022-2023 Microsoft MVP"

I’m speaking at the GET-IT Microsoft Cloud Security and Compliance Conference

A few weeks ago, I was invited as a speaker for Petri.com’s GET-IT Microsoft Cloud Security and Compliance 1-Day Virtual Conference on June 23rd, 2022. About the GET-IT Microsoft Cloud Security and Compliance Conference GET-IT Conferences are 1-day virtual events, organized by Petri.com. The upcoming GET-IT Conference has cloud security and compliance as its topic. … Continue reading "I’m speaking at the GET-IT Microsoft Cloud Security and Compliance Conference"

Pictures of Techorama Belgium 2022

Last week, I presented at Techorama Belgium 2022, the Las Vegas Edition. The event was held at Kinepolis Cinemas in Antwerp, Belgium. After a Monday at one of my more colorful customers in Helmond, I drove to Antwerp to meet up with Aleksandar Nikolic and John Craddock to have dinner on Antwerp’s Grote Markt. After … Continue reading "Pictures of Techorama Belgium 2022"

The FusterCluck that is Power Platform’s Identity and Delegation model

Recently, I had some experiences with the Power Platform. As an identity guy, I was appalled at what I found as Microsoft’s identity and delegation model for these services. Let me tell you why.   About the Power Platform Microsoft’s Power Platform consists of four distinct products and services: Power BI Through dashboards, Power BI … Continue reading "The FusterCluck that is Power Platform’s Identity and Delegation model"

I’m speaking at NIC X

For its tenth edition, the annual Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NICConf) has invited Raymond Comvalius and me to deliver a session again. It’s our sixt edition of this fantastic event and we’re looking forward to it! About the Nordic Infrastructure Conference The Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NICConf) provides IT and business professionals with unmissable networking and learning … Continue reading "I’m speaking at NIC X"

I’m speaking at Techorama Belgium 2022

I’m proud to share that I’ll be presenting at Techorama Belgium for the fourth time as an accepted speaker for Techorama Belgium 2022. About Techorama Techorama Belgium is a yearly international technology conference that takes place at Kinepolis Metropolis Antwerp. Techorama welcomes 1700 attendees, a healthy mix between developers, IT Professionals, Data Professionals and SharePoint … Continue reading "I’m speaking at Techorama Belgium 2022"

You’re invited to the IT-University Masterclass – Securing Active Directory using cloud services… Say What!?

On May 9th, 2022, I will be presenting a masterclass, together with Raymond Comvalius for IT-University.nl. Dutch Raymond and I will be presenting on establishing device trust in the modern age. Over 95% of organizations over 50 people use Active Directory today. Active Directory is the main target for attackers. This leads to data leaks … Continue reading "You’re invited to the IT-University Masterclass – Securing Active Directory using cloud services… Say What!?"

I’m co-presenting KNVI’s ‘Impact of Windows 11 on your organization’ event

Raymond Comvalius and I were approached by the Royal Dutch Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI). The board thinks we have a pretty clear view of the challenges IT Pros face and asked us to present the 'Impact of Windows 11 on your organization' event Dutch at the Zalmhuis in Rotterdam Dutch. Impact of Windows 11 … Continue reading "I’m co-presenting KNVI’s ‘Impact of Windows 11 on your organization’ event"