Traditionally, the security of data within the perimeters of an organization was regarded as a secondary concern, but with shared enterprise environments and external workers, today it is one of the chief concerns. Metacoda’s plug-ins and add-ons’ help SAS users and companies maintain a secure SAS installation which allows them to confidently control access via metadata in the SAS technology landscape. “Metacoda considers its software an essential part of a well secured SAS platform. It is customer driven software which includes security reporting and searching,” explains Michelle. It offers many time saving and distinctive features, like the ‘automated security testing and alerts’ which eliminate significant manual work. Metacoda Security Plug-ins includes a number of reviewers and explorers providing many different perspectives. These focuses on helping SAS platform administrators quickly manage, review, audit, troubleshoot, document and test metadata security for their SAS environments. “The plug-ins encourages them to more readily address compliance requirements” says Michelle. While Metacoda Custom Task consists of a Metadata Table Finder and a Metadata Column Finder, two free add-ons that can be installed into existing SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office software installations.
Our software helps SAS users and companies maintain a secure SAS installation
With close to two decades of rich experience as a SAS user, Michelle is accustomed to many roles over the years, as a consultant, trainer and mentor. She enjoys solving business challenges for SAS software users and helps people streamline their business processes through the flexibility of the SAS platform in combination with Metacoda software. Michelle has been a very active participant in the SAS community and is keen on spreading awareness about the advantage and additional benefits Metacoda software can provide. She concludes, “We plan to add new additional functionality as requested by our customers and that’s how we progress; by continuing to exploit metadata for business benefits.”