Posts Tagged "Security"
One of the biggest concerns many organizations have when they store files and document in SharePoint is the security and integrity of their content. I have no doubt Microsoft goes above and beyond to keep files secure and encrypted in SharePoint. However, at the end of the day, SharePoint is used by humans. And humans are prone to errors. So what can you do… keep reading >
One of the decisions you have to make once you create an Intranet portal in SharePoint is who will manage SharePoint site security. I have recently published a similar post on pros and cons of AD groups vs. SharePoint groups. However, that was more of a technical decision. Today, I want to concentrate more on the governance aspect of the same topic.… keep reading >
A very common question/decision point for IT departments embracing Office 365 and SharePoint is whether to rely on Active Directory Groups or SharePoint Groups when managing security in SharePoint. Both methods have their pros and cons. In this blog I would like to explain the difference between the 2 methods and provide a recommendation. Before we do that, let me first explain… keep reading >
One of the hottest, most discussed topics in SharePoint is the whole topic of external sharing. Once you provide your employees with ability to store and manage content internally, there are almost always instances, where they also need to share same content externally. Typical scenarios include documents that need to be shared clients, vendors, consultants, contractors. With this blog post, I would like… keep reading >
FACT: SharePoint External Sharing is one of the most complicated features in SharePoint. For both end users and administrators. Sure, you can easily share externally from your personal OneDrive or DropBox account, but with SharePoint we are dealing with files, folders and content that is not just yours. They belong to the organization and they reside in a common team site that… keep reading >
Would you ever leave your wallet on table in a busy restaurant? Or, may be leave your car unlocked on a street overnight? I don’t think so. So how come you are so negligent and careless with your content in SharePoint? I can’t tell how many times I look at the clients’ SharePoint environment and it is like communism won over the… keep reading >
This article describes the available out of the box SharePoint permission levels, discusses best practices, explains how user can take control of the levels and also warns about a major mistake many organizations make when setting up security for their SharePoint sites. What are SharePoint Permissions Levels? Let’s first review what SharePoint permission levels are and then discuss the consequences. SharePoint Permission levels… keep reading >
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