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Pro SharePoint 2010 Administration by Robert Garrett

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Security Administration

The IT department typically played a large role in web site security administration in days of old. For its SharePoint collaboration tool, Microsoft wanted to break this dependency on IT and empower end users—content owners—to have control of the content they create and disseminate to their audience. However, Microsoft also recognized that no large enterprise content management system operates completely without involvement from IT. So it structured the security model in hierarchical fashion so that IT can manage high-level access and overall control, while allowing content owners to manage their own content islands with SharePoint sites and site collections.

In Chapter 2, we visited the Central Administration web site, ...

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