ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud

Application Management

This section describes the design decisions associated with SharePoint Application Management for system(s) built using ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud.

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Application management enables the organisation to control who can purchase third party applications for SharePoint Online. These apps can be purchased from Microsoft Appsource and used within SharePoint Online itself.

SharePoint default methods of displaying and sharing of sharing data are available. Third party applications may circumvent controls or auditing and provide other methods of displaying or sharing of SharePoint data. Any third-party applications will need to be validated for compliance.

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Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea and communities. We pay our respects to them, their cultures and their Elders; past, present and emerging. We also recognise Australia's First Peoples' enduring contribution to Australia's national security.

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