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Security Governance Best Practices for SharePoint 2013 & Office 365’s SharePoint Online

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Security Governance Best Practices for SharePoint 2013 & Office 365’s SharePoint Online EPC Group understands that security has never been a hotter topic in IT, but in most cases, even though it is being discussed by members of the organization and dominates a good deal of technology news coverage, it is still often not properly […]

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Topics: Active Directory, Consulting From the Trenches, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Safe Harbor Compliance, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Consulting Strategies, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Roadmap

Understanding REST APIs in Office 365, SharePoint 2013 & Custom Development

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Understanding REST APIs in Office 365, SharePoint 2013 & Custom Development The REST APIs are very straightforward and easy to use and allow for a platform-agnostic development approach. Each query that is submitted is done via a unique URL, and the returned results can be cached by proxy servers. The REST APIs are easier to utilize than a SOAP-based […]

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Topics: Active Directory, Consulting From the Trenches, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Safe Harbor Compliance, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Consulting Strategies, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Development, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Roadmap

SharePoint 2013’s APIs, Office 365 API Tools and Development Options

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

SharePoint 2013’s APIs, Office 365 API Tools and Development Options – Part 1 SharePoint 2013’s APIs enable apps, as well as other elements, to connect and integrate with SharePoint’s core features. The APIs, as depicted in the image below, provide apps the capability to view content or integrate with a workflow or even perform searches.

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Topics: Active Directory, Consulting From the Trenches, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Safe Harbor Compliance, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Consulting Strategies, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Development, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, BCS, Custom Development, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Microsoft Azure, NET Development, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Custom Development, Workflow Development

Data Breaches and Implementing Proactive Security Policies – Office 365 & Azure

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Data Breaches and Implementing Proactive Security Policies – Office 365 & Azure Considerations Over the past few, there have been some very high profile instances of data breaches in environments of all types. The NSA IT Administrator Edward Snowden, who accessed and shared classified NSA data, has been the most widely publicized incident around this and there […]

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Topics: Active Directory, Consulting From the Trenches, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Safe Harbor Compliance, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Consulting Strategies, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Development, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, BCS, Custom Development, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Microsoft Azure, NET Development, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Custom Development, Workflow DevelopmentAzure, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, ERM-Enterprise Records Management, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Information Management, IT Roadmap, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Private Cloud, Risk & Compliance Consulting, Safe Harbor Compliance, Security Policies, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Roadmap, SharePoint Security, SharePoint Steering Committee, System Architecture

Server-to-Server Trust Architecture in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Server-to-Server Trust Architecture in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 The new S2S authentication architecture, as shown in the image below, enables your organization’s infrastructure to share resources between various servers in your SharePoint farm. The S2S Trust also provides for access services to other servers such as those that support your Exchange Server 2013 or […]

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Topics: Active Directory, Consulting From the Trenches, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Safe Harbor Compliance, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Consulting Strategies, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Development, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, BCS, Custom Development, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Microsoft Azure, NET Development, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Custom Development, Workflow DevelopmentAzure, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, ERM-Enterprise Records Management, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Information Management, IT Roadmap, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Private Cloud, Risk & Compliance Consulting, Safe Harbor Compliance, Security Policies, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Roadmap, SharePoint Security, SharePoint Steering Committee, System ArchitectureExternal LOB Systems, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Identity Management, Lync server 2013, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, S2S Authentication

What Defines “Office 365 Hybrid” – A Deep-dive from EPC Group

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Office 365 Hybrid – A Deep-dive from EPC Group The project stakeholders within IT may have a total understanding of the Office 365 offering but the organization’s legal and compliance stakeholders may still be unclear or hesitant because of the similar naming of products and their past understanding of SharePoint.

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Topics: Active Directory, Consulting From the Trenches, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Safe Harbor Compliance, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Consulting Strategies, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Development, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, BCS, Custom Development, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Microsoft Azure, NET Development, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Custom Development, Workflow DevelopmentAzure, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, ERM-Enterprise Records Management, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Information Management, IT Roadmap, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Private Cloud, Risk & Compliance Consulting, Safe Harbor Compliance, Security Policies, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Roadmap, SharePoint Security, SharePoint Steering Committee, System ArchitectureExternal LOB Systems, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Identity Management, Lync server 2013, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, S2S AuthenticationConsulting From the Trenches, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Information Architecture, IT Roadmap, Lync server 2013, Office 365 Change Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Hybrid Migration, Office 365 Managed Services, Office 365 Migrations, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Search, Office 365 Security, Office 365 Support, Office 365 Training, Office 365 Upgrade, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint Consulting, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business

Security and Identity Management Considerations for Application Development “From the Trenches”

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Introduction – Security & Identity Management There are a number of security, identity management and authentication considerations when developing custom applications and related features in SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online and Microsoft Azure. You should always keep in mind SharePoint 2013’s “claims first” authentication architecture during your development as well as in discussions with the business about their custom requirements. With […]

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Topics: Active Directory, Consulting From the Trenches, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Safe Harbor Compliance, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Consulting Strategies, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Development, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, BCS, Custom Development, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Microsoft Azure, NET Development, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Custom Development, Workflow DevelopmentAzure, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, ERM-Enterprise Records Management, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Information Management, IT Roadmap, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Private Cloud, Risk & Compliance Consulting, Safe Harbor Compliance, Security Policies, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Roadmap, SharePoint Security, SharePoint Steering Committee, System ArchitectureExternal LOB Systems, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Identity Management, Lync server 2013, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, S2S AuthenticationConsulting From the Trenches, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Information Architecture, IT Roadmap, Lync server 2013, Office 365 Change Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Hybrid Migration, Office 365 Managed Services, Office 365 Migrations, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Search, Office 365 Security, Office 365 Support, Office 365 Training, Office 365 Upgrade, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint Consulting, SharePoint Online, Skype for BusinessApplication Development, Identity Management, Office 365 Development, S2S Authentication, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint Development

SharePoint 2013 BYOD Best Practices

Posted by Errin O'Connor on Dec, 13, 2018 08:12

Introduction (BYOD | MDM) Remote workers and internal or onsite workers empowered with “bring your own device” (BYOD) policies can push the boundaries of IT and the typical IT-driven culture. A lot of IT organizations are playing catch-up around governance and their information management policies and have pushed back on BYOD due to the added complexity it […]

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Topics: Active Directory, Consulting From the Trenches, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Safe Harbor Compliance, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Consulting Strategies, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Security, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint 2013 Security, SharePoint Development, SharePoint Online, SharePoint RoadmapApplication Development, BCS, Custom Development, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Microsoft Azure, NET Development, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Development, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint App Model, SharePoint Custom Development, Workflow DevelopmentAzure, Data Breaches, Data Risk & Compliance, ERM-Enterprise Records Management, EU Safe Harbor, FISMA, HIPAA, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Information Management, IT Roadmap, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Governance, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Security, PHI - Protected Health Information, PII - Personally Identifiable Information, Private Cloud, Risk & Compliance Consulting, Safe Harbor Compliance, Security Policies, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint 2013 From the Consulting Trenches, SharePoint 2013 Private Cloud, SharePoint Governance, SharePoint Online, SharePoint Roadmap, SharePoint Security, SharePoint Steering Committee, System ArchitectureExternal LOB Systems, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Identity Management, Lync server 2013, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, S2S AuthenticationConsulting From the Trenches, Hybrid Cloud Advisory Practice, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, Hybrid Cloud Strategies, Hybrid SharePoint Implementation, Hybrid SharePoint Platform, Identity Management, Information Architecture, IT Roadmap, Lync server 2013, Office 365 Change Management, Office 365 Consulting, Office 365 Hybrid, Office 365 Hybrid Migration, Office 365 Managed Services, Office 365 Migrations, Office 365 Roadmap, Office 365 Search, Office 365 Security, Office 365 Support, Office 365 Training, Office 365 Upgrade, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2013 Consulting, SharePoint Consulting, SharePoint Online, Skype for BusinessApplication Development, Identity Management, Office 365 Development, S2S Authentication, SharePoint 2013 Development, SharePoint DevelopmentBYOD - Bring Your Own Device, Identity Management, Mobility, Office 365 Consulting, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint End User Adoption