SharePoint Defense in Depth is an open community site and resource for those interested in security, defense in depth, compliance, and SharePoint. This community site provides a place to pose questions to experts, and to learn how best to tackle your SharePoint security challenges.
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CipherPoint is bringing back the free content scanner. Keep an eye on your email inbox for further announcements. There will be a few strings attached to this offer but only things that are in everyone's best interest. For example, we're going to first release it for folks in the US and Canada and we'll require some web-based training in order to make sure everyone has a positive experience as we roll this out.
The annual survey is called the State of Collaboration Security and is specific to security trends for the SharePoint and adjacent market segments. This year’s survey showed interesting trends which you can read about for yourself bydownloading the report and infographic. The information that grabbed my attention was:
As the CipherPoint team increasingly leverages Office 365 and Azure, we wanted to keep a rolling list of our lessons learned in terms of security. We not only use these technologies but also provide data security solutions for Office 365 and Azure environments and often need to dig into gory details of authentication, web services format, etc. in order to truly understand how these services work.
Let’s face it. Collaboration is the backbone for most any process intended to move projects through stakeholder channels, final drafts and completions.
For collaboration security, it's not surprising that certain team members will often be assigned different levels of tasks requiring access throughout SharePoint’s document management modules. But, not everyone is expected to have the same privileges, for example, to add or edit content.
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