Security groups in SharePoint

SharePoint security in general was always somewhat tough to manage. The biggest difference is that a few years back it was a bit more simple, since there were only SharePoint groups with limited capabilities, but now there are also Office 365 groups that are much more difficult to control and have far more versatility and […]

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SharePoint Security Updates Overview for 2019

Security nowadays is one of the most important parts of any business that works with SharePoint. Any potential vulnerability could cost your company a lot of information, reputation and ultimately revenue. Since it’s such an important issue, there’s a huge market for SharePoint security solutions. Some of them are multi-purpose, and others specialize in one […]

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The 3 Different SharePoint Security Reports

The situation where everyone follows the exact guidelines and rules you’ve set up, only exists in a perfect world. In the real world, someone is always going to be doing something wrong, either accidentally or with intent. There are times when you simply can’t have complete control over each of your employees and every possible […]

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A Notable Breach in UN’s SharePoint Security

It’s quite common for organisations to underestimate the consequences of a data breach before it happens and spending more money on better security is often the less popular choice in this situation. Yet, at the same time one single SharePoint security breach, in the source code, for example, might lead to a disastrous outcome that […]

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SharePoint Security Audit

Collaboration tools like SharePoint are excellent for facilitating exchange of information and enabling remote teams to work more effectively.  Over the years they have evolved to become much more than a file repository and enable linking of information across all aspects of a user’s desktop.  There are a couple of things to bear in mind […]

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Microsoft SharePoint Security Best Practices

In today’s world, it’s very common to see a weekly security incident or breach arising in the news. Due to this, data protection is an issue that should be monitored by all staff, and not just by traditional IT administrators. Business owners are increasingly held accountable as the data owners of information. There are content […]

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How we work at Cipherpoint!

This is how we like to engage with our potential customers at Cipherpoint. You have identified a need, be it GDPR compliance, a vulnerability or have a concern about a specific risk like insider threats and you are searching for a solution! We have a variety of product materials, white papers and blogs on our […]

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Why all data needs an owner!

There is an almost universal consensus in the market, that data is a corporate asset and that business units cannot effectively function without ‘good’ or ‘key’ data inputs. CIOs, CISOs and CDOs are saying we can help you cleanse, verify, preserve and protect your data, but you as the line of business need to ‘own’ […]

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What should enterprises spend on IT security in 2020?

At Cipherpoint our market review suggests that corporate spend on IT security will continue to grow significantly as digital transformation continues across most industries. As a percentage of that spend, we see budgets allocated to data protection solutions increasing significantly, largely driven by insider-threats, compliance and increased regulation adoption. In terms of actual dollars or […]

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SharePoint security hardening and controls. How to protect against insider threats?

Enterprises using ECM and content service platforms such as SharePoint are increasingly concerned about unauthorised internal access (including by persons with IT administrator privileges) to confidential documents like finance or HR. Enterprises often have inadequate intranet security and the platforms do not natively provide encryption or privileged access controls for SharePoint security hardening. The business […]

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