SharePoint Security Assessment

SharePoint Security Assessment

According to Microsoft, more than 200,000 organizations worldwide use SharePoint for their content management, sharing, and storage today. The platform allows users to manage their data in an easy, flexible manner and provides a range of security configuration options. The greater the amount of data you are managing, the more overwhelming it gets to understand and manage the tool’s security settings and prevent data leakages.

Katalusys SharePoint security assessment process evaluates a SharePoint system to ensure that it is secure from potential threats. This type of assessment typically involves activities such as vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and manual testing. The goal of a SharePoint security assessment is to identify any vulnerabilities or weaknesses in the system and provide actionable recommendations for remediation. Additionally, the assessment would examine the organization’s policies and procedures related to its SharePoint system, as well as any applicable industry regulations or standards.

With the unique requirements, the clients have, we design the best assessment services which involves checking your SharePoint deployment is directly in line with the security needs of your business.

Our approach includes:

  • Check which SharePoint version is in use and if it is updated
  • Analyze the security configuration settings
  • Check default permissions for SharePoint _layouts, _catalogs and forms and reduce the use of item-level permissions as far as possible
  • Conduct a user enumeration
  • Perform an in-depth architecture review
  • Make sure that anonymous sharing is disabled
  • Check, if all the data is clearly classified
  • Check the security settings under the SharePoint Online Admin Center and Security
  • Carry out a penetration test to detect vulnerabilities in permissions, web services, version numbers, etc.


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