Manage Invalid Mitigations in SAP Access Control 10.1

  • by Joshu Madina, Associate Architect, SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
  • December 16, 2016
Learn about the different aspects and flexibility of risk mitigations in SAP Access Control 10.1. Access risk mitigation is used to mitigate access risk violations. It is applicable for all types of risks for different objects such as users, roles, profiles, and HR objects (job, org unit, and position) in SAP Access Control. Access risk mitigation is a process screen used to mitigate access risk violations.
Learning Objectives

Reading this article you will learn:

  • How to identify invalid and expired mitigations
  • How to delete invalid mitigations
  • How to extend the validity for the expired mitigations
  • Practical scenarios of invalid and expired mitigations 
Key Concept

Using the Invalid Mitigation Controls screen, you can identify invalid mitigations, delete invalid mitigations, and extend the validity of expired mitigation assignments for user-level mitigations and role-level mitigations. Two hyperlinks are introduced for user-level and role-level invalid mitigations under menu path NWBC > Access Management > Access Risk Analysis: User Level Invalid Mitigations and Role Level Invalid Mitigations.

Access Risk Analysis invalid mitigations is a new feature introduced in SAP Access Control 10.1 Support Package 09 to identify invalid mitigation assignments. You can also implement SAP Note 2160765 for availability in Access Control 10.1 Support Packages 07 and 08.

Joshu Madina

Joshu Madina is an associate architect at SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd. He has a total of 11 years of experience in software development. Since 2005 he has been working at SAP Labs and involved in various phases of development and maintenance of SAP Access Control 4.0, 5.3, 10.0, and 10.1. He has expertise in Emergency Access Management, Access Risk Analysis, Mitigations, Access Request, Business Role Management, and SAP security and authorization concepts.

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