Security Roles and Privileges in Dynamics 365

As one of the business tycoons mentioned, “Data is the new oil”. Nowadays organizations are pretty much worried about the data they own more over the security of the same. If that reaches the wrong hands, this same data can be used against the organizations. Its something like a double edged sword for the organizations like without data they cannot survive in this world and if they are not securing this data properly this same data can come against them. Controlling the data access helps the organizations to protect the sensitive data and at the same time enable collaboration between the users. This is where in Dynamics 365, we have business units, security roles, and field security profiles. In this blog, we will discuss one of the pieces of this puzzle Security Roles and Privileges.

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Hierarchy Security in Dynamics 365

Dynamics 365 database consists of data about the organization and its various departments. When it comes to the data, its the very important piece of the business and it can be misused in many ways, if it reaches the wrong hands. We don’t need any other fancy reason to make sure that the data is accessible by only those who are supposed to be. Dynamics 365 comes up with a security model which is flexible enough to meet most of real life scenarios in today’s business world. One of the major part of that puzzle is the hierarchy security to control access within the system. In this blog we will discuss about the manager and position hierarchy security model, how to set them up and some performance considerations regarding the same.

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