Research shows more than 70% of organizations believe their data is not being used to its fullest extent. With so much data stimulus coming from diverse sources, directions, and tools, no wonder it has become challenging to capture its essence and transfuse it into meaningful assets.
But data talks and not listening to it would be like trying to cross the road while blindfolded and deaf. Hazardous.
Power BI, Microsoft’s premier business analytics tool designed to enable access to interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities, has managed to fill that gap.
However, as every coin has two sides, the capabilities of Power BI can be hazardous if not handled properly. The possibility to connect and share documents has notably simplified collaboration but at the same time has tangled and convoluted data exposing control.
With an average of 20% of sensitive data being opened to the eyes of every employee, data has become overexposed and vulnerable.
That is where SysKit Point comes in. As a Microsoft partner, we have augmented the native Power BI palette with a meticulous overview of Microsoft 365 inventory and a new set of reports that will allow you to see through your Inventory and Permissions Reports like looking through a glass.
In addition, for all of you early adopters out there, we have created Microsoft Teams Shared Channels Reporting.
Shared Channels is a brand-new feature in Microsoft Teams that makes it easier to collaborate with anyone inside and outside your organization.
If you still haven’t had a chance to try it out, and are wondering how to get started, go over it with Microsoft MVP, Drew Madelung, as he navigates you through the details of Teams Shared Channels and teaches you how to use this feature effectively to improve collaboration.
See how it all works or read on to discover more thoroughly about all the improvements you’ll love.
Discover and prevent unwelcomed eyes with Power BI Inventory and Permissions Reports
The latest release of SysKit Point brings a lot of helpful features for instant and accurate insights into facts, such as which data is exposed to whom, together with the intelligence of published reports and the corresponding time and data sources.
This extended view of Microsoft 365 inventory comes with a brand-new set of reports and possibilities to:
- list out the entire Power BI inventory;
- dig deeper into permissions and workspaces;
- explore all workspaces with a list of reports and datasets, knowing who created them, who owns them, when they were created and,
- check who has access to each of them, along with the access level per user.
Do not settle for sort-of-accurate data permission insights.
Automatically classify your data across your Power BI and limit access to it from day one.
Microsoft Teams Shared Channels Reporting
With this new release, we are bringing the possibility to find and see Microsoft Teams Shared Channels. This battle-tested reporting will help you limit behavioral-based threats since the massive user flow is often noisy and difficult to track.
In addition, difficulty finding out where are channels with external users, in which teams, who are all external users etc. increases your risk surface.
SysKit Point now makes it easier to
- Find and spot all Microsoft Teams Shared Channels;
- Drill down to pick out who has access to them;
- Detect internal and external members together with their inside content;
- Discover content on each channel.
This reporting system goes beyond the regular ones since you cannot only see a Shared Channel by its name but also who has access to it from which domain and what content is being shared.
Discover data exposure, detect who has access to it, and eliminate excessive Microsoft Teams permissions and shared files.
New Management Actions in Microsoft Teams Private Channels
The excessive number of Microsoft Teams Private Channels is often an unpredictable way sensitive data can end up exposed because of uncontrolled permissions, or even a single moment of thoughtlessness can put your data at risk before you know it.
SysKit Point identified and highlighted that risk with the New Management Actions in Microsoft Teams Private Channels feature.
Get a real-time view of Private Channels along with their content, members, and owners. Monitor externally shared content and permissions per member.
Now admins, on top of reporting, can add and remove members and add or change owners for Private Channels.
Effortlessly spot Private Channel activity, uncover risky behaviors, and regain control.
Differentiate Guests and External Users
External users can access your sensitive data in several diverse ways. Do you know what they are?
SysKit Point makes it easier for you to distinguish them, limit the data insiders can access, audit activity, and receive alerts on suspicious activity. Always be aware if you’re managing Guests, aka guest users, Ad Hoc Users, aka external users, or direct connection users, aka Shared Channel Users.
Minimize your insider risk with the External User Type column in SysKit Point.
Strengthen your security and gain clear visibility with SysKit Point
SysKit Point gives you a critical layer of protection over your Microsoft 365 environment. Easily find sensitive data, uncover who can access it and where it could be exposed, and monitor that data for suspicious activity, increased efficiency, and complete visibility.
If you are interested in seeing SysKit Point in action, schedule a demo or run your eye over our live product session recording.
Here’s a little glimpse of what you can learn: everything you need to maximize your efficiency and get full transparency over your Microsoft 365. And so much more.
Leave no stone unturned and no file exposed with SysKit Point.