Marius Solbakken Mellum

Marius Solbakken Mellum

Microsoft Security MVP, Principal and Partner @ Amesto Fortytwo

Oslo, Norway

Marius is an MVP in security and works as a Principal Cloud Engineer in Amesto Fortytwo, building managed services within the Identity, Security and Cloud space.


Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • Azure
  • Azure AD
  • Security & Compliance
  • Microsoft 365
  • Identity
  • Azure AD B2C
  • Microsoft sentinel
  • PowerShell
  • Entra ID
  • Microsoft Entra
  • Microsoft Entra ID

Handle guests and customers with Microsoft Entra External ID

Microsoft Entra External ID is the newest addition to the Entra family. In this session you'll learn about the different methods of handling guests and customer accounts in your environment.

Automating tasks with Logic Apps

In this session you will learn about how to start using Logic Apps for your automations and what considerations you should make in order to create a maintainable solution.

Understanding Azure Managed Identities

In this session you'll learn about what managed identities are, what problem they solve, when to use them and what options are available in some of the different Azure services.

Deep-dive into Entra ID applications

In this session we will dive into the world of Entra ID integrated applications, with app registrations, enterprise apps, service principals, managed service identities, granted access, tokens and more, giving you a good understand of how they relate to each other and how to properly configure and manage them.

Replacing your IGA solution with Entra ID

In this demo heavy session we will dive into the different features available in Entra ID, that can help you eliminate your need for a separate Identity Governance and Access solution.

You will hear about things like access packages, access reviews, self service, approvals, customized workflows, birth right permissions, the joiner/mover/leaver process and more.

Surprising ways to escalate privileges in Entra ID

Entra ID is rather secure by default, but it is fairly easy to configure and delegate in unsecure fashions, opening new paths to become Global Administrator. In this demo heavy session you'll learn about commonly seen pitfalls, how to avoid them and how to monitor escalation paths in Entra ID over time.

Cloud Technology Townhall Tallinn 2024

February 2024 Tallinn, Estonia

NDC Security 2024

January 2024 Oslo, Norway

MVP-Dagen 2023

September 2023, October 2023 Oslo, Norway

Marius Solbakken Mellum

Microsoft Security MVP, Principal and Partner @ Amesto Fortytwo

Oslo, Norway