In the current year, data security and privacy are essential. But this doesn’t always mean protecting sensitive data from hackers (though you should). It can also mean making sure your employees don’t see or manipulate data that they’re not supposed to or only see data that they should be allowed to see.
We call this row/column level security and user filtering, and though both applications have this feature present, Sisense just does it a little bit better.
Sisense gives the admin the ability to assign roles and permissions to each member or team involved in an organization, outright preventing the wrong data from getting in front of the wrong people. And what’s powerful about this is that it can also give users access to just the right data that they need.
We’ve all been there: A complex (albeit powerful) spreadsheet that you can’t understand or don’t want to traverse to find what you’re looking for. That’s where Sisense’s user filtering comes in. Admins can pick users (or user groups) to assign to certain data drill-downs or filters, showing them only what they need to (or want to) see.
Your users get a stripped down version of the data they need, and none of what they don’t. And that’s not only good for productivity but security as well. If an account is compromised by a hacker, they won’t be able to see anything past your filter or security settings, meaning you’ve just secured yet another attack vector.
And we didn’t forget to mention the fact that Sisense offers you the ability to encrypt data and reports from the ground up. Utilize the following encryption algorithms to secure your data:
Even for data at rest, Sisense is compliant with on-disk encryption programs like Windows file encryption and EFS. And that’s why Sisense wins this round. Both products take security and privacy seriously, but Sisense takes it just a step further.