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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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
Each year, CipherPoint conducts a survey to understand businesses’ top security concerns relating to file sharing and collaboration platforms like SharePoint and Office 365. The 2014 survey is underway and I encourage you to complete the survey. CipherPoint keeps responses completely confidential. They analyze the data and publish a free report so we can all understand how security in our area is evolving…See More