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Is my stuff secure in SharePoint and Office 365?

Is my stuff secure in SharePoint and Office 365? It is a valid question as organizations offload gigabytes of content, which used to be behind the firewall, into the cloud. Let me try and answer this for you. Just like there are two sides to the coin, there are two components to this answer. 1. Security measures by Microsoft The first component of security… keep reading >

3 ways to make a user a Site Collection Administrator

Today I want to explain how to make a user a Site Collection Administrator. Just to be clear, we are talking about Site Collection administrators, not site owners/administrators. To make sure we are on the same page, please reference this post to understand the difference between sites and site collections. So we are talking about pretty serious stuff here – Site Collection… keep reading >

How to hide rows in a SharePoint list

Some time ago I published a post on item-level permissions on a list. The functionality allows you to set read or edit permissions to an item in a list based on whether or not the item was created by the individual trying to access it. But what if you want to hide certain rows in a SharePoint list? In other words, have… keep reading >

SharePoint Administrator Roles demystified

Do you have the lucky job of maintaining SharePoint in your organization? If that is the case, you probably ran into mysterious user roles and names like Company Administrator and SharePoint Service Administrator. What are all those things? Let me explain what these are and how you can take advantage of them. Below are few images that explain what I am talking… keep reading >

How does permission-driven security work in SharePoint (also known as security trimming)

One of the biggest concerns companies have out there is that by switching to SharePoint, companies will loose the ability to keep private data private. This is an absolutely wrong assumption. In fact, SharePoint is rock solid when it comes to security and security configuration. It uses a concept called “Security Trimming”. I personally call it permission-driven SharePoint. Let me explain what this… keep reading >

How to audit employees in SharePoint Online and Office 365

As your SharePoint Intranet and Office 365 grow in size and usage, I am sure you share the concern for security and integrity of your intellectual property. I am confident you did all the right things with security and training, but you can only do so much. You cannot really 100% prevent a rogue employee from doing damage by downloading a bunch of… keep reading >

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