Security for SharePoint Server

APPLIES TO: yes2013 yes2016 yes2019 noSharePoint Online

The following article provides information about authentication planning in SharePoint Server.

Content Description
Building blocks Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol support in SharePoint Server
Describes the versions of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols that SharePoint Server 2016 supports.
Building blocks Enable TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 support in SharePoint Server 2016
Describes how to enable Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol versions 1.1 and 1.2 in a SharePoint Server 2016 environment. SharePoint Server 2016 fully supports TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2.
Building blocks Enable TLS and SSL support in SharePoint 2013
Describes how to enable Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol versions 1.1 and 1.2 in a SharePoint 2013 environment. SharePoint 2013 fully supports TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2.
Building blocks Plan security hardening for SharePoint Server
Learn about security hardening requirements for SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Server 2016.
Building blocks Federal Information Processing Standard security standards and SharePoint Server
Learn about SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Server 2013 support for Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS).