GDPR: A Lens into the Bigger Picture of Digital Transformation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been receiving much press the last couple years on both sides of “the pond” and for good reason.  It impacts companies not just in Europe but potentially anywhere in the world. We’re doing business in a world that’s increasingly globalized and intertwined, much more so than it’s ever … More GDPR: A Lens into the Bigger Picture of Digital Transformation

Why Dynamic Authorization Is a Big Deal in Data Security

If you’re unfamiliar with dynamic authorization, be prepared for an epiphany of sorts.  It could very well be the biggest little secret you’ve never heard of with respect to data security.  What with all the cloud apps, mobile devices, Big Data, and productivity tools that consume our professional lives these days, legacy access control solutions … More Why Dynamic Authorization Is a Big Deal in Data Security

Policy Based Security for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

As corporate security, data sharing, and compliance requirements increase, managing access to customer data in Microsoft Dynamics CRM has become more important than ever.  These changing requirements can result in increased administration overhead and complexity. NextLabs Enforcer for Microsoft Dynamics helps simplify this management by extending the existing Dynamics security model through attribute based policies.  … More Policy Based Security for Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Addressing Common SharePoint Security Concerns with NextLabs – Part 3

In our previous posts (Part 1) (Part 2), we identified three common SharePoint security concerns and how to address them using externalized authorization and attribute based access control.  Now that we have ensured the data in SharePoint is secure, how do we extend that security beyond SharePoint? Users who are authorized to access sensitive data … More Addressing Common SharePoint Security Concerns with NextLabs – Part 3

Addressing Common SharePoint Security Concerns with NextLabs – Part 2

In a previous post (Part 1), we identified three common SharePoint security concerns and how to address them using externalized authorization and attribute based access control. In this post we will review how we can use NextLabs Entitlement Manager for SharePoint to easily create a policy to address the example use case: “As an example, … More Addressing Common SharePoint Security Concerns with NextLabs – Part 2

Addressing Common SharePoint Security Concerns with NextLabs – Part 1

SharePoint is a great collaboration platform but companies must balance the need to share data with increasing data security, compliance, and privacy concerns. These are some of the common SharePoint concerns we see when working with customers: Permission management is decentralized Every company typically uses a combination of either administrators managing permissions to sites or … More Addressing Common SharePoint Security Concerns with NextLabs – Part 1

Export Regulations & Cyber Compliance

By Matt Henson What is Cyber Compliance? In the context of this article, “Cyber Compliance” means ensuring the location, access and transfer of export-regulated data in IT networks and systems complies with export regulations. Cyber Compliance requires companies integrate export control requirements into IT architecture, administration and use. Cyber Compliance differs from Cyber Security in that … More Export Regulations & Cyber Compliance