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Enhance Monitoring of SOD Controls for Applications With Complex, Role-Based Authorization Models

Published: 27 June 2014

ID: G00261630

Analyst(s): Anmol Singh, Brian Iverson


Segregation of duties is an essential control over sensitive transactions. Complex, role-based authorization and access often cause conflicts in securing transactions and precipitate exploitable risks. Compliance and IAM leaders should consider automated solutions for improving control over SOD.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Select and Acquire an SOD Controls Monitoring Product
  • Customize the Out-of-the-Box Rules for the Organization
  • Refine Roles and User Assignments to Minimize SOD Conflicts
    • Consider Formal Redesign of Roles
  • Implement Compensating Controls for Exceptional Access

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