Data Security and governance-related considerations for Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations

How secure is the data in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 implements appropriate technical and organisational measures to help protect customer data and personal data.

Descriptions of the security controls for Microsoft Dynamics 365 are available and we can assist you in ensuring these are consistent with your organisation’s data security posture.

What is data governance in Dynamics 365 F&O?

Data governance is a collection of policies, processes, roles, standards, and metrics that ensure the efficient use of information to enable an organization to achieve its goals.

What are the challenges in data governance in Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O?

Some common challenges include lack of data ownership, data quality issues, and managing data across different systems. Working with a Microsoft Dynamics partner like us will ensure that you address these challenges as part of the implementation.

How can I secure my master data in Dynamics 365 F&O?

Implementing appropriate data security policies, organisational buy-in, and guidelines across teams can help secure your master data.

What is data residency in Dynamics 365? Can customers choose where their data is stored in Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O?

Data residency refers to the physical location of an organisation’s data. Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations allows customers to choose the geography where their data is stored.

What are the locations that directly process, transmit, or store merchant data in Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O?

Customers can choose the geography where Finance & Operations stores and processes the master copy of their data.

What physical access controls are in place for Microsoft Dynamics 365 data?

Microsoft implements a common set of physical security best practices across its datacenters, and this applies to Finance & Operations data as well.