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Dodge phishing attacks with Office 365 Attack Simulator

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - February 28, 2019

In recent years the number of phishing emails I receive to my Office 365 mailbox reached alarming levels. The problem with most of these emails is that attackers know you are using Office 365 service and they try to lure you to enter your Office 365 credentials on a web…

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Security snapshot of the day – SysKit Security Manager v6

Office 365, SharePoint - Toni Frankola - February 27, 2019

You have probably encountered a couple of very talented people posting stunning photos of themselves or family every day/month/year, like this man who took a photo of himself and his son every year. At SysKit we are in the business of creating simple tools to manage complex systems. These complex…

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How To Disable Sharing and Access Requests for SharePoint Users

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - November 17, 2014

You have created groups for a SharePoint site, defined their permission levels, and added users to those groups. And now you want to be the only one who grants access to any resource of this web site for new users. Well, that is going to be difficult, if not impossible, if…

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External Users in SharePoint Online, part II: External User Accepts Invitation

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - June 10, 2014

In the last post, I showed how to invite an external user to SharePoint. Let’s see what this experience looks like for a person you invited to join the SharePoint website. There are two different use cases here.   Use case 1 If an external user has Microsoft or Organizational account,…

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External Users in SharePoint Online, Part I: How to Invite an External User

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - June 6, 2014

To add external users to your SharePoint project or any other site, click the “Share” button at the top right of any page on your site. In the pop-up window, on the default tab “Invite people”, enter email address(es) of the person(s) you want to invite and make sure checkbox…

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SharePoint Built-in Lists: Content Approval, Versioning and Security

Misc, Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - May 4, 2014

My team was researching SharePoint built-in lists like Calendar, Document Library etc. while developing new features for our product Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint (SPDocKit). Not all of these lists support the same features. We were checking versioning and security settings for each list type and comparing them. Here is the matrix…

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Taming SharePoint Security – Part 2

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - October 8, 2008

Ian has posted a nice link to a Visio model published by Microsoft. It gives a very good overview of SharePoint security.

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