All Blog Posts Tagged 'security' (5)

Permissions – A Critical Piece of the SharePoint Picture


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…


Added by Gerry Brimacombe on May 28, 2015 at 16:30 — 2 Comments

Beware of the ASP.NET SQL Membership Provider for your SharePoint Extranet…

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…


Added by Raphael Londner on December 23, 2014 at 9:14 — 4 Comments

Four ways to achieve great SharePoint security governance

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…


Added by Chris Wright on July 8, 2014 at 13:44 — 1 Comment

How to security trim search results in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 has a new and improved search results page functionality:

  • Users can see a fly-out with a preview of the document type by resting their cursor over the search result.
  • Microsoft Office documents will display the application icon in front of the title of the search result.
  • Search will remember, and learn from, what the user has previously searched on and clicked, thereby improving the user search experience.

Another aspect of…


Added by Darrell Houghton on August 20, 2013 at 20:02 — 1 Comment

InfoSecurity study shows that two-thirds of SharePoint users have no security policy

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…


Added by Marijn Somers on February 22, 2013 at 10:32 — 2 Comments

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