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Take Control of Your SAP GRC Destiny: Define your compliance roadmap & execute a journey to success

Companies must take many measures to stay on the right path to compliance, such as ensuring efficient security and GRC technologies, staying one step ahead of fraudsters, and satisfying the requirements of auditors. At the same time, organizations need to avoid common pitfalls they might encounter at different stages of their GRC strategy. How can you define your current state of GRC evolution and map out a realistic plan for your destination of compliance? How can you fully understand your priorities, your compliance needs, and the enhancements in SAP Product Suite that are pertinent and critical to justifying ROI?

This session will provide real-world insight and customer examples to help you:

  • Define what the GRC and Compliance evolution is and why it is important to progress and plan ahead
  • Gain detailed insight into the duration and effort required for each step in the GRC evolution roadmap
  • Learn how key pieces of the SAP GRC products and SAP-endorsed solutions can work together to facilitate your current and future GRC and compliance evolution



MEET THE EXPERTS

James Roeske Customer Advisory Group
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James is a renowned GRC and Security speaker, practitioner, and advocate since 1997. James founded firms that became the de facto implementers of SAP GRC, post-acquisition of Virsa Systems by SAP. With 260+ customer consultations, James has developed unique insight on a wide range of customer GRC and Security journeys from assessment to adoption and implementation. James’ 24 years as Auditor, SAP Security, and Compliance practitioner present invaluable insight to clients.



How to Implement SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance

You’ve heard of the SAP Identity and Access Governance (IAG) cloud version—but do you know how this cloud version could be implemented into your existing environment?

This presentation will walk you through SAP IAG implementation, from covering key requirements for on-premise and cloud environments to planning for connections to ABAP and cloud applications. You will experience demonstrations of the integration of IAG’s cloud version with SAP GRC 12.0 solutions, a setup the IAG rule set, and an execution of risk analysis.

Attend this session to:

  • Learn how to begin the SAP IAG implementation, including planning for cloud connector requirements
  • Know the configuration and integration capabilities of IAG with SAP GRC 12.0 and with other cloud applications
  • Understand how SAP IAG can support other existing SAP cloud environments such as SAP Ariba and SAP SuccessFactors



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Gabe Perez Customer Advisory Group
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Gabe has 19+ years of SAP Security experience, with a primary focus on performing SAP GRC Access and Process Control implementations. He has led multiple implementations as a Ramp-up Coach in Process Control as well as SAP Security design implementations. Prior to joining Customer Advisory Group, Gabe was performing SAP GRC implementations for multiple customers, as well as security access remediation and mitigation. In his spare time he served 8 years in the Army Reserves.



Audits got you down? Improve them with SAP Process Control

Resource constraints, business deadlines, and financial reporting can make managing and executing audits in a normal year challenging enough—let alone the disruptions of a global pandemic and sudden remote environments. It’s important for organizations to make audits more effective and reliable so that resources can focus on the business and critical controls that can impact their business. How can a compliance team be supported to be more effective in all environments?

IT general control testing, internal audit, and financial reporting can all be implemented in SAP Process Control to effectively execute controls and monitoring of critical business areas, from control testing creating SAP reports to meet audit requirements, to audit testing and evaluation using multiple compliance framework, to leveraging audit processes.

Attend this session to:

  • Learn to improve audits with SAP Process Control
  • Understand how to use consistent testing data with multiple audit requirements
  • Gain insight into improving accuracy of your testing of controls



MEET THE EXPERTS

Gabe Perez Customer Advisory Group
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Gabe has 19+ years of SAP Security experience, with a primary focus on performing SAP GRC Access and Process Control implementations. He has led multiple implementations as a Ramp-up Coach in Process Control as well as SAP Security design implementations. Prior to joining Customer Advisory Group, Gabe was performing SAP GRC implementations for multiple customers, as well as security access remediation and mitigation. In his spare time he served 8 years in the Army Reserves.



Panel | The direction and evolution of access control and identity management

In 2021’s increasingly digital world, organizations will need to remain vigilant. As remote work continues for at least several more months, we can be sure that threat actors will continue to adapt their tactics to capitalize on employees working remotely. Without a clearly defined corporate perimeter, identity will be more important than ever when it comes to protecting data and devices from sophisticated phishing attempts, data breaches, or ransomware. IT teams will be looking to implement even more robust identity and access strategies, from single sign-on to multi-factor authentication to password management and more. Streamlining logins will be more important than ever, along with educating employees to work together to avoid potential risks.

Join this panel discussion for a view of the direction and evolution of access control and identity management. Learn best practices for fortifying your organization in 2021 and beyond to ensure that the right people are accessing the right information.



MEET THE EXPERTS

James Roeske Customer Advisory Group
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James is a renowned GRC and Security speaker, practitioner, and advocate since 1997. James founded firms that became the de facto implementers of SAP GRC, post-acquisition of Virsa Systems by SAP. With 260+ customer consultations, James has developed unique insight on a wide range of customer GRC and Security journeys from assessment to adoption and implementation. James’ 24 years as Auditor, SAP Security, and Compliance practitioner present invaluable insight to clients.

Chris Radkowski SAP
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Chris Radkowski, Senior Director, SAP Solution Management. Chris leads the product strategy and go-to-market for SAP Access Governance, Data Protection and Cybersecurity portfolios. Previously Chris has worked as a product manager at several start ups focused on access management, single sign-on, and network access control. Chris is leading the effort at SAP in key digitization and cloud for access governance and security solutions delivering ideas and market transforming vision for each topic. Outside of SAP, Chris is working on windsurf, kite, and surf hydrofoil designs that have been used to win world championships and recently achieved the world nautical mile speed record at La Palme, France.

Sarma Adithe SAP
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Sarma Adithe is Chief Product Owner for Access Governance responsible for overall SAP Access Control & SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance product development. He has over 25 years of experience out of which 13+ years in Access Controls domain. Sarma’s focus area at SAP is Access Governance, as well as technical expertise in SAP Authorizations, Java, and Mobile. Sarma is directly involved in customer interactions, Co-Innovation, and Customer connect on topics related to Access Governance Solutions