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June 23, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Microsoft Office 365 Security Concerns and How to Address Them

Microsoft Office 365 (now called Microsoft 365) enables collaboration and data sharing via solutions such as SharePoint Online, MS Teams and OneDrive. These applications enjoy widespread use but share a barrier to adoption — security concerns. Fortunately, cloud providers have more resources...
February 25, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Records Management in SharePoint: How Does It Work?

Most organizations today use Microsoft SharePoint to manage their everyday collaborative project and team content because it is an easy-to-use collaboration and document management solution that replaces network drives. Many of the documents in your SharePoint libraries are actually records that...
November 19, 2019 | Jonathan Hassell

SharePoint eDiscovery: eDiscovery Center, Discovery and Hold

When faced with a legal action, organizations need to find and preserve documents and other data that might be relevant, not matter where it might be buried in the IT infrastructure business. When SharePoint is one of your information repositories, you need a way of discovering relevant information...
March 22, 2019 | Jeff Melnick

How to Use SharePoint Item-Level Permissions

SharePoint item-level permissions affect the management of lists, folders and documents and the viewing of items and application pages. These permissions can be grouped together to create permission levels, which can be assigned to users and groups directly. These permissions consist of three...
February 27, 2019 | Jeff Melnick

How to Manage SharePoint Permission Groups

Understanding SharePoint groups Microsoft SharePoint groups enable you to manage sets of users instead of individual users. A group can include individual SharePoint users, as well as users or groups from any identity management or domain services system, such as Active Directory Domain Services...
February 19, 2019 | Liam Cleary

6 Tips to Improve SharePoint Security

Historically, security was the job of IT administrators alone. With SharePoint, however, comes a significant paradigm shift: Ensuring SharePoint security is a joint responsibility shared by IT and end users. SharePoint is one of the most popular platforms for collaborative working and sharing of...
April 2, 2019 | Liam Cleary

Manage SharePoint Permissions Like a Pro

As an IT or SharePoint administrator, you have to manage the security of your farm, including properly provisioning the service accounts and end users that require access to SharePoint. Here, we explore how permissions in SharePoint work and best practices for using them to maximize SharePoint...
March 22, 2019 | Jeff Melnick

Understanding SharePoint Permissions

The Purpose of SharePoint Permissions SharePoint permissions control the access that employees, partners, third-party suppliers and others have to your SharePoint content. You can choose who can read specific information and who cannot. SharePoint permissions extend not only to display data in...
February 22, 2019 | Jeff Melnick

Best SharePoint Reporting Tools

SharePoint Server is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. Because documents are constantly being created, modified and deleted across your SharePoint environment it is vital for security and usage reasons to track who has access to what documents and who...
January 17, 2019 | Jeff Melnick

Most Useful SharePoint PowerShell Commands

SharePoint Server is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. To configure SharePoint site settings, system administrators often use the SharePoint Management Shell that is installed with the SharePoint product. Running the SharePoint Management Shell calls the...
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