Identity & Access Management

Complementing and sometimes including GRC tools, identity and access management includes password management tools, provisioning software, security-policy enforcement tools, reporting and monitoring applications, identity repositories, single sign-on, and two-factor and multi-factor authentication tools. Learn about what is needed to set up and maintain these systems for SAP applications, how they can be tied to ensuring that only the correct users have access to the appropriate data, and how changes due to more distributed workforces are impacting organizational security. Explore how topics like API security, identity analytics, and risk-based authentication are impacting organizations today, and how they should be included in security planning.


  1. VMWare

    VMware and SAP help customers transform their entire SAP landscapes by moving their enterprise into the digital era, from virtualizing and automating their software-defined data centers, or enabling next generation technologies on the VMWare platform through various multi and hybrid cloud architectures. Together with SAP, VMWare technologies can improve efficiency, scale, flexibility, and agility for your entire environment­—enabling your organization to more easily deploy and consume SAP HANA.

  2. SAP Universal ID and Passwordless Logon

    SAP recently teamed with German startup Hanko to add biometrics-based passwordless security protection to its recently launched SAP Universal ID, which provides SAP users with a unified account that enables access to all SAP products and services in one place. The goal of the partnership is to increase protection against data breaches without affecting employee…
  3. SAP Works with Hanko to Develop Passwordless Logon for SAP Universal ID

    By Fred Donovan, Senior Editor, SAPinsider Enterprises face an explosion of cyberattacks and data breaches, many of them enabled by weak passwords. Once attackers compromise an employee’s account, they can gain access to sensitive corporate data as well as the internal network.  Data breaches can cost companies millions of dollars in direct and indirect costs. According to the Cost…
  4. Shift to Remote Work Underscores Need for a Robust Identity and Access Management Program

    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote workforce models are likely here to stay. This shift magnifies the importance of organizations guaranteeing that only authorized individuals can access their network and data. The best way to avoid unauthorized users from entering SAP systems is through a robust and automated identity and access management (IAM)…
  5. Virtustream

    Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud service provider trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical SAP applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s xStreamCare Services expertise provides a personalized, high-touch approach to application and system modernization. Virtustream’s SAP-certified experts are backed by 10+ years of migration and management experience, featuring the completion of over 2,500 SAP migrations to date with 0 production rollbacks. As a result, organizations are assured to achieve the highest levels of availability, performance, security, agility and efficiency in the cloud.

  6. How Identity and Access Management Technology Is Supporting People Power

    As more organizations operate in a remote work environment, effectively controlling access to corporate resources becomes imperative. Automated identity and access management (IAM) along with strategic human decision-making are critical to protecting resources and data. At the same time, IAM automation needs to be integrated into business policies and processes, advises James Roeske, CEO of…
  7. Layer Seven Security

    Layer Seven Security is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions and services for SAP. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Layer Seven Security serve customers worldwide to secure SAP systems from cyber threats. The company is recognized as one of the Top Ten SAP Solution Providers of 2018, Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies of 2020, and Top Ten Vulnerability Management Solution Providers 2021.

  8. Xiting

    Xiting is a highly specialized SAP solution provider for Compliant Identity & Role Management. Xiting offers high-quality services in the area of SAP security and provides, as a consulting partner for companies of various sizes and in very different industries, a comprehensive service portfolio. With the specially-developed software solution Xiting Authorizations Management Suite (XAMS), the company has an unrivalled technology lead for SAP authorizations management according to SAP best practice.

  9. A Cyber Risk Framework for the S4 Journey

    Organizations are heading into an unknown territory where both the technology platform they secure and threats to those platforms are getting more complex. Operational, Technology, and Compliance drivers introduce complexity even as customers expect companies to protect their data better. The cyber risk for the SAP solutions is a journey and should follow a maturity…
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