To-Increase Security and Compliance Studio, for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, helps establish security policies that enable customers to optimize and maintain their licensing, security, user management and audit processes more efficiently and reliably than ever before.

Internal data theft and the malicious use of data from ERP systems is an increasing problem that can lead to a deterioration of customer and vendor relationships, as well as financial loss. Often there is a lack of security management skills in-house or the ERP system was not configured to the right level of security during implementation which leaves your data at risk. Other key challenges include ongoing changes to regulatory requirements (GDPR), increased regulatory inquiries, and a rapidly evolving business technology landscape.

To effectively address the challenges, the ideal solution would be to simply have your employee perform their role according to best practices and agreed company processes. There after the solution matches the employee action with the available roles and it can be fine-tuned to the preferred and most affordable user license. This helps to protect sensitive data and makes sure employees have only access to what is needed to perform their job in the best possible way which prevents mistakes, data misuse and fraud. If they also have insight in a complete audit trail, they have a very powerful solution to stay secure and be(come) compliant!

Role based Security Management with ease
Simply record your user performing his/her job, where after you match/create the role that matches your (business/user) needs. Optimize user rights to the preferred/lowest user license.The process of role matching in Security and Compliance Studio is not only time saving, but it is likely to lead to a financial gain.

With full control of your Subscriber License (SL) -status, you have the opportunity to optimize your licensing, so none of your employees have privileges they don’t need, and you don’t end up with a more expensive license than you need.

Avoid data misuse and internal fraud
Limit user rights so no user can access data they don’t need for their role. Security and Compliance Studio comes with embedded insights into any SoD violations and conflict areas including non-compliant roles and users.  All the insights come with Charts that provide actionable BI in workspaces with drill-down features. SoD rules proactively capture possible conflicts and violations as they occur during role creation and also during user-role assignment.

In compliance with regulations like GDPR and SOX
Audit trail of who can access what data – or who could access it in the past.Security and Compliance Studio is the perfect tool for customers to help establish security policies that comply with ISO, GDPR or similar quality management standards.  Security and Compliance Studio ensures the segregation of duties is simple and easy, and provides the appropriate level of protection of the key information in your ERP system, by controlling who has access to what data.

Manage changing security needs
Changing or modifying access requests can be processed with ease, while it also increases the traceability of any security changes in your system.Automatic matching control feature helps you comprehend and track the various roles and users by their assigned security levels.

Security and Compliance Studio will automatically find the best matching security role, show what is missing in terms of access within the security role and furthermore which duties and privileges can be added to create full coverage of the recorded working process.

Support business transformation projects
In the age of digital transformation, re-engineering of organization resource hierarchy and user tasks is very common. Mergers & acquisitions, new entities, new departments lead to a situation where standard security roles become obsolete. Setting up security roles is a dynamic process. Security and Compliance Studio will automatically keep you up to date with all your security needs and lets you easily adapt to the new reality.

Perform quicker and detailed security audits
Significantly reduce time on internal IT audits, since auditors are provided dynamic access to all the relevant data in simple-to-understand views. This data is automatically collected at Global-, Role- and User-level. It contains a current and historic list of security events, and logs across all legal entities. Over all audit functionality is further strengthened by the “Security audit report” It enables the security administrator in a company to track for changes in close to 40 different event types.

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