Welcome to the first in a series of posts that will review fundamental security features in Microsoft SharePoint 2013. In this first post I will examine the reasons behind information protection as it impacts the security strategy, its adoption, and ultimately the success of your SharePoint security policies and practices.
When I speak about SharePoint security I often start off with a discussion about why organizations secure their information. What reasons drive people to implement security measures to control and govern information? I have found that, for a business owner or C-level executive it may be obvious, but for the average employee it may not be.
To be clear, this article is not intended to deal with an individual’s personal information; it specifically talks to how enterprises or governments deal with sensitive internal business information.
What drives people to secure information?