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Security in PeopleSoft Applications: Setup, Administration and Auditing Seminar (Multi-Day Event)

December 13 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 4:30 pm EST

GWDC Members: $650, Other ISACA Members: $700, Non-Members: $780


In the Security in PeopleSoft Applications: Setup, Administration and Auditing seminar you will learn the various user and system security setups in PeopleSoft applications as well as auditing techniques to review the security and compliance of the system. Additionally, we will also review security settings that specific to HRMS and Financials applications. Advanced features like LDAP authentication, Single Sign-on and database level auditing will also be discussed. Insights on common security setup mis-steps will be discussed to help design better audit controls for user access and system security of this critica enterprise application.


This seminar is for:

IT Auditors, Enterprise Risk Managers, Enterprise Security Administrators, PeopleSoft Developers, PeopleSoft System Administrators, Financial and HR managers/users using PeopleSoft applications.


Introduction to PeopleSoft Applications
-Introduction to the PeopleSoft application design and architecture
-Introduction to PeopleSoft security controls

Understanding Permission Lists
-Introduction to Permission Lists
-Create, modify and delete Permission Lists
-Assigning page access to permission lists
-Best practices in auditing Permission lists

Understanding with Roles
-Introduction to Roles
-Create, modify and delete Roles
-Assign Permission lists to Roles
-Static and Dynamic Roles
-Best Practices in auditing Roles

Understanding with User Profiles
-Introduction to User Profiles
-Create, modify and delete User Profiles
-Assign Roles to users

Best practices in auditing User Profiles
PeopleTools/Administrative Security
-Understanding Tools security
-Managing access to Application Designer, Data Mover etc
-Managing Definition Security
-Securing Processes
-Describing Process Security
-Securing Process Definitions
-Securing Process Groups
-Configuring Process Profile Permissions

Application Specific Security Features
PeopleSoft Financials
-Row level security in Financials
-User Preferences – security component in Financials
-Best practices in auditing row level security and user preferences in FSCM
PeopleSoft HCM
-Security by Department Tree
-Security by Permission List
-Best practices in auditing row level security in HCM

Administering Query Security
-Understanding Query Security
-Creating Query Profiles
-Creating Query Access Groups
-Implementing Query Row- Level Security
-Best practices in auditing Query Security

Configuring PeopleSoft Applications for Directory Authentication
-Explaining Directory Authentication
-Configuring Directory Authentication
-Assigning PeopleSoft Roles Using Directory Groups

Setting up Table Auditing
-Configuring Field Audits
-Configuring Record Audits
-Configuring Database Level Audits
-Using audit tables for reviewing historical change logs

Administering Sign-on Security
-Describing PeopleSoft Authorization IDs
-Explaining the Sign-on Process
-Configuring Password Controls
-Setting Up Forgotten Password Options
-Best practices for password controls and sign-on security


Shasi Malipeddi, CISA

Senior Consultant

Mr. Malipeddi is a Senior Security Consultant with over 13 years of experience in design,
implementation, supporting security in various PeopleSoft applications like HRMS, Financials, Supply
Chain, CRM, ELM etc. Mr. Malipeddi's has helped clients in diverse verticals including Government,
Health Care, Construction, Transportation organizations. In addition to Security Administration in
PeopleSoft, Mr. Malipeddi's experience includes system administration for PeopleSoft, Oracle E-Business
applications and Oracle Identity Management suite. As a CISA, Mr. Malipeddi also has good
understanding of audit and compliance requirements as they apply to the PeopleSoft applications. Mr.
Malipeddi has contributed to the ISACA published Security, Audit and Control Features Oracle
PeopleSoft, 3rd Edition as Subject Matter Expert in the field of PeopleSoft security and audit controls.

Mr. Malipeddi has a Master of Science degree from Cleveland State University, Ohio and Bachelor of
Engineering from Andhra University, India. Mr. Malipeddi also has completed several training courses in
PeopleSoft and Identity Management provided by Oracle University.



Special Instructions

ISACA Members from Other Chapters: You will need to bring your ISACA Membership Card to the event to verify your ISACA Membership.

Classroom Room: The classroom location will be provided as the date of the event approaches. 

Requests for Assistance:If you require assistance for an audio, visual, or other disability, please contact the Programs Director, Marvin Muhumuza, to discuss your needs, as soon as possible.  We need as much advance notice as possible to determine whether requests can be accommodated. Thank You.



Earn up to 14 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits in the area of Specialized Knowledge. The ISACA® GWDC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: http://www.learningmarket.org.

CPE Distribution and Evaluation Survey

CPEs will be distributed along with the event evaluation survey within seven (7) business days after the completion of the event. Attendees must be present the full two days to receive full CPE credit.

CPE-Related Details

  • Prerequisites and Advance Preparation: None
  • Program Knowledge Level: None
  • Delivery Method: In Person




GWDC Members: $650

Other ISACA Members: $700

Non-Members: $780

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Jason joined ISACA in 2006 and presently serves as GWDC President.  He’s served on the Chapter Board of Directors since 2014.  Jason is very involved with ISACA International and some of his volunteering consists of serving on the Chapter Services Working Group, Leadership Development Advisory Council, and contributing significantly to CISA and CISM exam preparation content.  Jason is a Senior Manager within IBM’s Cybersecurity and Biometrics Practice.  He holds the CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, CISM, and PMP.


December 13 @ 8:00 am
December 14 @ 4:30 pm
GWDC Members: $650, Other ISACA Members: $700, Non-Members: $780
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George Mason University, Founder’s Hall – Room 310
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201 United States
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