13 Jan Why Utilities Diagnostics Should NOT Be In Scope for SOX
Why Utilities Diagnostics Should NOT Be In Scope for SOX
The setting of the Utilities: Diagnostics profile option has been a source of scrutiny for our clients over the past few years. Some auditors have suggested that access in Production allowed by the setting of Utilities: Diagnostics could provide a back-door way to update financially significant data that a user would not be able to maintain through their normal access. Access this video at: https://youtu.be/5eXzhv7jTpM.
This testing was done on an R12 environment and the conclusions should not be applied to 11i or prior environments.
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Appendix A- Screen Shots of how Utilities: Diagnostics works:
Following are a couple of screen shots related to Utilities: Diagnostics: