Fastpath Assure® provides a comprehensive audit solution to automate risk management and SOX compliance for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO). Fastpath helps you answer three critical questions:
Who has access to your D365FO data?
Where are the risks in their access?
What did users do with their access?
The Fastpath Assure Access Review module lets you report and sign-off on user access in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.
Understanding who has access to a company’s sensitive data is fundamental to security in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, and it can be a challenge to review who has this sensitive access. Often companies need to sift through binders full of reports to narrow down specific areas of access.
Fastpath Assure eliminates that challenge and gives companies the power to easily focus their access reviews in Dynamics. By quickly analyzing who has access to critical data at a very granular level, companies can start to reduce the resources and time needed to conduct these reviews on a repeatable basis.
The Audit Trail module in Fastpath Assure tracks user activity in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, noting what is changed, when and by whom, including before and after values.
Can you tell who makes changes to your data? Which user edited a vendor address, or increased the price of an item? Most data changes are a part of the normal course of business, but errors, and even fraudulent
Through Fastpath’s Audit Trail functionality, companies can focus on the highest risk tables and fields to continuously monitor changes. With the auditor designed templates, included in Audit Trail, you can track critical changes with an absolute minimum system impact.
Data Changes Report
The Fastpath Assure Identity Manager module automates user access requests and their approvals, without the need for IT involvement.
Provisioning users in your Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations environment can be an inefficient process. Most often, new employees end up waiting for access while approvals make their way through a maze of manual sign-offs. Identity Manager gives companies the ability to automate and fully document the request and approval process through customized workflows ensuring users have the proper access at the approved time.
Many times, users are edited or roles are given increased functionality without understanding the full impact. This can lead to over-granting system access or visibility to sensitive data. Identity Manager can help mitigate those risks by leveraging our Segregation of Duties functionality to give companies a clear vision of their risks prior to approving changes.
The Fastpath Assure Segregation of Duties (SoD) module assesses user access in D365FO and reports existing segregation of duties conflicts.
When it comes to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, understanding where you have
The Fastpath Assure SoD module gives companies the power to review conflicts with an out-of-the-box SoD ruleset based on industry standards and mapped specifically for D365FO. The fully customizable ruleset is automatically applied to analyze your company’s unique environment, pinpointing exactly where your risks exist. Assure provides a platform for documenting mitigating controls to deliver the reports companies and auditors need to ensure a secure and compliant environment.
The Fastpath Assure Identity Manager automates access requests and approvals, including implementing effective dates.
Sometimes business needs require granting additional roles, duties, or privileges to users on a temporary or emergency basis. Maybe someone is covering for a vacation, or firefighter access needs to be given for a short window on the weekend. In these situations, it’s critical to carefully manage the time frames for that access. Automating the start and end dates, down to the minute, can greatly assist in reducing fraudulent activities or the chance for errors.
With Fastpath’s Identity Manager you can quickly schedule access changes to line up with business needs, as well as track the history of approvals associated with the increased access. For further monitoring of what users do with their access, check out the change tracking capability of Fastpath Audit Trail.
For most admins, the out of the box roles in D365FO have to be edited and added to in order to meet the access needs of a business. Creating new roles can be a time-consuming process, especially when you consider the potential risks of roles with conflicting access. So how do you edit your roles without creating security risks?
This is where the Security Designer in Faspath Assure comes in handy. Using the Designer, you can easily edit and create roles with an automatic risk review. Starting with the ability to model security changes, you can simulate edits and view where conflicts exist vs where they would exist if changes went into effect. You can create multiple models, able to decide which model best fits your needs with the lowest possible risk level. Finally, if you choose to implement the changes, they can be written directly to your system.
See how the Fastpath Assure Security Designer vs D365FO Security Configuration with these demo videos.
Using transaction data captured by Fastpath Audit Trail within D365FO, Fastpath Assure will quantify the financial exposure of segregation of duties conflicts in your D365FO environment, providing a value to those risks.
Delivering this critical information to auditors allows them to focus on the key areas with the greatest monetary impact to the organization. Fastpath Assure presents the data by conflict or by user, and provides dynamic drill-down reporting into the detail of the transactions.
We have a number of reports that will help you dive deep and determine how each user, role, duty, and privilege are requiring a particular license type. Also, we have solutions that help during the creation of your security to give you insight into how security changes are affecting your licensing requirements.
For a deeper look into these reports and just how they help with determining the type of D365FO licenses you need or don't need, read this blog post and watch the video below!
When upgrading from AX 2012 to D365FO user licensing is one of the many things that change. One of the confusing parts is determining what license is going to be required for each out of box role, duty, privilege, and menu item. This Excel document goes through and shows the license required for these objects in AX 2012 and compares that to the license required in D365FO.Read More
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