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Why Does Identifying Data Owners Have to be so Hard?

by Neil Macdonald  |  November 10, 2010

One of my readers sent in this picture from one of their offices. They are moving locations, so all of the file cabinets need to be indentified with clear owners....

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This Just In: IPS is now DLP

by Neil Macdonald  |  February 4, 2010

Just program your IPS to look for credit card numbers (or similarly sensitive data) and presto, you now have content-aware DLP (well, a tiny piece of it at least). I’ve...

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Six Trends That Will Further Reshape Information Security in 2010

by Neil Macdonald  |  January 4, 2010

Food for thought to kick off 2010. The convergence of these trends (listed in my opinion of the order of impact) will radically reshape the future of information security –...

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From the Gartner Information Security Summit on SharePoint Security

by Neil Macdonald  |  July 27, 2009

We had a crowd of several hundred people for my presentation on SharePoint security at the recent Gartner Information Security Summit. It’s pretty much as I suspected – just like...

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Getting Ready for the Summit

by Neil Macdonald  |  June 22, 2009

I’ve been absent for a few weeks from my regular blogging activities performing research and building the final presentations for next week’s Gartner Information Security Summit in Washington DC. This...

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A Refreshing CIO Perspective on Information Security

by Neil Macdonald  |  May 4, 2009

I’m here at the Midsize Enterprise Summit in Miami, Florida and I had the opportunity to sit down and discuss security issues with several CIOs this afternoon. One of the...

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The Phantom Security Menace: Rogue SharePoint Sites

by Neil Macdonald  |  March 24, 2009

You can't secure what you don't know about and can't see. We estimate that 30% of SharePoint servers are deployed outside the management of the IT department. It’s not SharePoint’s...

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Does Securing Information Require a Different Mindset?

by Neil Macdonald  |  March 12, 2009

In my discussions with clients on how to securely implement SharePoint, I’ve seen two major reoccurring issues: 1. Many of the operations and security professionals I talk with about how...

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SharePoint Security Best Practices

by Neil Macdonald  |  February 25, 2009

  I’m sure you’ve experienced the growth of SharePoint in your organizations firsthand (and those are only the deployments you know about!). SharePoint is a flexible product with a pretty...

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