Top Identity & Access Blogs

The following are some of the best IAM Blogs that we follow.

These are all blogs from individuals that have a great depth of knowledge in this field.

Peter Geelen, CISSP, CISA, MCSE:Security, MCSA: Security, and MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) has been working in ICT since 1997, with a solid base on the Microsoft Windows server platform running IT & network projects, with MS server management and network support, 2nd & 3rd line troubleshooting, presales, enterprise architecture…

IAM Solutions Architect – FIM/ILM/MIIS Specialist, with 16 years SQL database (+OLAP) and MS.Net applications development/SI background, in particular on the SharePoint platform

I am a consultant / admin / tool writer who happens to have a “secret” identity as a Microsoft MVP for Windows Server Directory Services. By day I work for a large unnamed tech company and by night I sleep. Somewhere in between I take time to chat with people on email lists and newsgroups, write about stuff I know, and whip up various fairly useful tools.

I’m Thomas Vuylsteke. I was born in ’83 and have been involved in ICT since 2006. I started working at RealDolmen as an all round Windows system engineer. Back then my focus was primary targetted at implementing VMware HA environments. Today I have a strong focus on Active Directory related matters. Besides AD I have a very broad interest, basically everything that runs on Windows, and I love exploring new stuff.

Roelf Zomerman is a systems engineer, specialized in Active Directory and the Microsoft platform. This has been recognized by Microsoft when achieving the Master in Windows 2008 Directory services status. He is well known with the wide range of the Microsoft platforms with the skill to develop, build and maintain secure Microsoft infrastructures. He has been involved in many projects revolving Identity Management and Active Directory migrations. He is co-author of the Windows Security book published in the Netherlands by Weka publishers with quarterly updates and run’s his own technical blog on

Tony Murray (aka Anthony Murray-Smith, aka ‘T’) is a 50 something citizen of the world, currently residing in New Zealand.  He dabbles in computing, but is still wondering what do when he grows up.  It may be too late to be an astronaut.

This blog started out being about MIIS, but has extended to whatever I happen to be working on – particularly when I’ve had to struggle through incomplete documentation, blog and forum trawls, and good old trial and error to work through a problem. The posts reflect my own homegrown approach to problems I encountered and are entirely based on my own experiences – I will try to avoid theorising!


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