SearchSecurity - Securing SharePoint: SharePoint security best practices

SearchSecurity - Securing SharePoint: SharePoint security best practices

Microsoft’s SharePoint application has become a ubiquitous collaboration tool in the enterprise but securing it can be a tricky process. And all too often, companies fail to properly secure their SharePoint deployments, security experts say. In fact, a survey of SharePoint users released earlier this year by European security vendor Cryptzone showed that lax security practices were rampant among those polled. In this special report, we examine some of the issues surrounding SharePoint security and provide tips on SharePoint security best practices.