October 18th, 2016 by Robert Berlin
As of 2013, more than 80% of Fortune 500 companies were using Microsoft SharePoint. But according to Dimensional Research, a staggering 97% SharePoint stakeholders have security concerns when giving access to third parties such as contractors, suppliers, franchisees and partners. Further, more companies are relying on the work of those third parties for everyday business functions. But while third party contractors offer valuable manpower, they also present a bigger risk for data breaches.
SharePoint technology plays a critical role in many business functions. But is it really smart to let security concerns go unaddressed simply because a piece of software is so vital to operations?
Luckily there are options for companies that continue to rely on SharePoint but are unwilling to ignore security concerns.Akamai Enterprise Application Access gives companies easier, more secure control of third party access so that contractors get the information they need from SharePoint without putting other data at risk.
For more details on how Enterprise Application Access can help SharePoint perform better than ever for your organization, download our solution brief below.