BI/HR/SAP Professional Journal –
Big Data technologies offer a huge opportunity to organizations to consolidate data from a variety of data sources and derive meaningful insights from it that can help in achieving business growth. With this opportunity, there are also challenges with respect to information security. Database technologies offer a variety of ways to implement information security. SAP HANA uses analytic authorizations to implement row-level security ensuring the information is consumed only by its rightful users. However, SAP HANA does not offer a column-level security feature out of the box. Abhijit Ingale describes the process to implement column-level security in SAP HANA.