November 23rd, 2013
As the repository of a great deal of an organization’s sensitive data, it is imperative to ensure that your SharePoint web applications are set up properly from the moment of deployment. All the precautions taken to ensure appropriate user access to libraries and lists can be completely undone if security best practices at the administration level are neglected.
Security in Microsoft SharePoint starts at the time of deployment. Setting up the proper user accounts ensures the proper separation of responsibilities and activity auditing. Therefore, it is important to set up multiple user accounts with limited privileges. These accounts exist for specific administrative functions and nothing more. At minimum, there should be three different user accounts created to manage setup, SQL management, and for SharePoint farm administration.
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September 19th, 2013
A new report released by AIIM outlines the significant impact that SharePoint has had in the both collaboration and the content management space. New features within SharePoint 2013 fuel the debate about SharePoint’s ability to be the enterprise’s primary collaboration tool, repository, and archive without requiring customizations or third-party add-on products. In SharePoint 2013 – Clouding the Issues, the new capabilities and potential pitfalls for cloud SharePoint deployments are examined against the backdrop of overall SharePoint adoption and project success. Read the rest of this entry »
January 29th, 2013
Recently, TITUS had the opportunity to ask over 200 SharePoint users about their top SharePoint security concerns. The survey confirmed for us what we had been hearing from our customers over the past number of years – organizations are storing a wide variety of sensitive information in SharePoint, from financial and HR information, to intellectual property, to personally identifiable information (PII). Read the rest of this entry »
November 27th, 2012
TITUS Senior Product Manager and SharePoint Server MVP Antonio Maio recently shared some of his insights on SharePoint security. He provided tips, pointed to current challenges and explained how SharePoint will be affected as computing becomes more mobile and social. Read the rest of this entry »