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.
For access to resources including a SharePoint Content Scanner, and SharePoint Risk Assessment, please create a login. Note that to limit spam and non-useful content on this site, we require either a valid corporate e-mail domain, or a legitimate LinkedIn profile for registrants before approving access.
Our simple goal is to provide the SharePoint community with tools and resources that enable you to more effectively secure your SharePoint environments. We encourage you to engage, and post your own tips, tricks, and resource to help make SharePoint sites more secure. If you have ideas as to how we can make the SharePoint Defense in Depth site a better community resource, please contact us on: email@example.com.
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.
It’s no surprise that with the blender approach to funneling data throughout the enterprise and organization the concern about Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is high in the minds of C-level folks and SharePoint administrators.
After all, when you consider the go-to sources available today, such as Libraries, lists, Dropbox folders, Amazon EC2 storage, SkyDrive and file shares, to name a few,…
How are government agencies deploying SharePoint 2010 despite the fact that SharePoint does not support FIPS 140-2 level validation as required by NIST?The operating system that hosts SharePoint must…Continue
One of our members just posted the above question in his status. Is anyone here using Windows Rights Management (or third party RMS provider) with *any* version of SharePoint? If so, please post your…Continue
We hosted a webinar this past Thursday featuring Bill Billings. Bill is currently the CISO and VP of Federal at Blackridge Technology, before Blackridge Bill was the CISO of Microsoft's Federal…Continue
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. As such, Office Web Apps used in conjunction with…See More
In general, with all the concerns about cloud security, the full migration of critical files, folders and documents to the cloud is far from becoming an overwhelming choice by the C-level suite.Instead of an all-or-nothing choice, a large number of SMBs using SharePoint continue to opt for a hybrid solution, or a combination of public and private hosting solutions.A recent online survey conducted by …See More
File security is one of the crucial features that a discerning managed service provider firm worries about when it comes to cloud computing. There are countless benefits that the cloud based file sharing offers to businesses. However, there are a number of factors that make companies overlook sharing on the cloud. As an MSP, there are several interventions that will be handy when helping clients overcome cloud computing fears. When you run as an MSP, your clients see you as an authority…See More
No surprise, but it seems like every iteration of SharePoint since 2007 has been over-hyped relative to it’s ability to deliver an intuitive and manageable intranet platform, notes Toby Ward’s post on CMS Wired. But all bets are riding high that SharePoint 2013 (SP13) will provide the enterprise with more credible Intranet features; this, as over 80% of the Fortune 100…See More