Permissions act as the gateway and firewall to your SharePoint objects. The fact that SharePoint is (generally) available to all your staff in house and via the Internet is good news for ease of access, but would…Continue
If you’re exploring how to leverage Forms-based Authentication for your SharePoint Extranet, chances are you’ve run into the ASP.NET SQL Membership Provider. Aside from the MSDN link I just pointed to, you’ll probably find countless tutorials about it online, as well as a few open-source products (such as the CodePlex SharePoint FBA Pack) and other commercial products I won’t name here for…Continue
In my work as an IT consultant I spend a lot of time focusing on security, both of content and users. Almost every organisation I work with has questions about how SharePoint deals with these issues, and they can slow down a project right upfront as details are worked out and senior stakeholders reassured.
SharePoint 2013, as many of us know, offers a powerful security model. As well as groups and permission levels, the inheritance model means that right 'out of the box' SharePoint…Continue
SharePoint 2013 has a new and improved search results page functionality:
Another aspect of…Continue
In a study conducted by InfoSecurity-magazine and Emedia and sponsored by Boldon James results show that “shocking two-thirds of SharePoint-using companies in a recent survey have admitted to having ‘no active security policy’ in place for the application”.
In the study they contacted a wide range of business from -25…Continue