What is a hacker? In the dictionary a hacker is defined as a computer user who attempts to gain unauthorized access to proprietary computer systems. We all know that in reality a hacker is someone who tries to gain access to anything that they do not have access too, file shares, websites, wifi or even your blog site. SharePoint is such a large platform that has many entry points that we need to minimize the attack surface. In this session we will look at what it would take to “hack” SharePoint, but more importantly how to protect and secure the content and the site entry points to stop those pesky hackers getting in.
- Understand the end points available to a "would-be" hacker
- Prevent data leakage in SharePoint
- How to test before "go-live"
About Liam Cleary
Liam work’s as Solution Architect for Protiviti in Virginia. His main focus is SharePoint, ensuring the platform can either natively or with minimal customization meet the business requirement securely. His area of specialty is Development, Architecture and Security. He is currently an eight time SharePoint MVP. He can often found at user groups, conferences speaking, offering advice, spending time in the community, teaching my kids how to code, raspberry PI programming, hacking the planet and sometimes building Lego robots.