My SharePoint Rights Management Wish List

By Yann Lejas, Director of Sales Engineering at NextLabs | Most enterprises are using browser-based applications, such as Microsoft SharePoint, to store and share documents and files with their colleagues, business partners, and customers. This platform presents certain advantages: it makes information easy to share and quick to transfer. Digital documents can be accessed anywhere, … More My SharePoint Rights Management Wish List

Is this the Right time for Rights Management?

By E.K. Koh, VP of Solutions at NextLabs It depends on whether you believe the analysts. In the report “Information Security Predictions and Recommendations 2014”, Kuppinger Cole recommends that enterprises “Focus on strategic elements such as Information Rights Management for documents and Enterprise Key and Certificate Management (EKCM) for managing the secrets.” And, at the … More Is this the Right time for Rights Management?

SharePoint 2014 Key Security Takeaways – Our Top 5

By Mandy Pang, Senior Product Manager SharePoint 2014 Key Security Takeaways – Our Top 5 The conference attendees were buzzed on Attributes.  Specifically, attribute-based security models for SharePoint.  Role-based models are no longer making the cut – they leave collaboration vulnerable.  Attribute-based solutions have fine-grained control. Clouds, of course was big, even bigger was the … More SharePoint 2014 Key Security Takeaways – Our Top 5

Do you have SharePoint Site Explosion?

By Mandy Pang Microsoft SharePoint server is an outstanding and widely adopted collaboration platform for sharing business-critical data. However, enterprises are finding that SharePoint’s permissions-based security model is not scalable and doesn’t provide adequate controls for sensitive, regulated, and highly valuable data. There is a rapid proliferation of SharePoint sites and data, as well as … More Do you have SharePoint Site Explosion?

Problems with Permissions

By Mandy Pang. Collaborative technologies such as e-mail, instant messaging, Microsoft SharePoint, extranet portals, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications make it easier to share information and communicate innovations. In a typical Microsoft environment, Office documents may be created on the desktop, then loaded to a File Server for internal sharing. Or they may be uploaded to … More Problems with Permissions

SharePoint 2013: Exciting new capabilities to share (leak?) sensitive data

By Andy Han — SharePoint 2013, made generally available (GA) earlier this year, introduces several new features that will impact how information is shared across the enterprise: new social capabilities, improved search, cross-site publishing, and a roadmap for companies that want to move to Office 365 in the Azure cloud. The net impact seems to … More SharePoint 2013: Exciting new capabilities to share (leak?) sensitive data