Security has always been important for SAP applications, but this has historically been primarily focused on access and process control for applications. With the focus on moving enterprise applications into the cloud space, overall security is becoming more and more critical, as is compliance to various government regulations and standards. Content in this topic area will focus on ensuring that SAP systems are secure from both internal and external security threats, as well as what organizations need to do to prepare systems for potential cybersecurity attacks. It will additionally cover compliance topics, the impact of different compliance regulations, and what steps SAPinsiders need to take to ensure that their applications and data meet these requirements.


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    SAP Announces It Is Addressing Cyber Security Gaps in Multiple Cloud Solutions

  2. Impact of Cloud and SAP HANA on Enterprise Security Strategy Benchmark Report

  3. Insights for Evaluating, Identifying, and Executing Cybersecurity for Your SAP Systems


  1. Tech Mahindra

    Tech Mahindra is a $ 5.2 Billion company with over 125,000+ Professionals across 90 Countries helping 973 Global Customers including Fortune 500 Companies. TechM offers a full range of IT & Business services and industry-specific solutions to help its clients in taking maximum advantage of opportunities. Tech Mahindra is one of the only 15 SAP’s Global Strategic Suppliers for Technical Services in the areas of Application Consulting, Application Development, Application Maintenance, and IT Infrastructure Services. TechM is a premier SAP solution provider geared to provide clients with the full spectrum of enterprise and e-commerce solutions. TechM helps enterprises leverage SAP Solutions to efficiently manage Enterprise Resource Planning (S4 HANA), Supply Chain Management (SCM), and proactively & cost-effectively handle Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

  2. Video: Sanofi Streamlines Thousands of New Business Roles in User Access Management Update

    At the same time that Sanofi was working on COVID-19 vaccines, it was also migrating from SAP ERP Central Component System to SAP S/4HANA. This was an ambitious undertaking considering the unique economic environment, the firm’s multinational reach, and the heavily regulated nature of the pharmaceutical industry. As part of this effort, the company updated…
  3. Sanofi Leverages SAP Access Control to Help Secure SAP S/4HANA Migration During COVID-19 Vaccine Response

    At the same time that Sanofi was working on COVID-19 vaccines, it was also working with Accenture and KPMG to migrate from SAP ERP Central Component System to SAP S/4HANA and consolidate and optimize its IT environment. This was an ambitious undertaking considering the unique economic environment, the firm’s multinational reach, and the heavily regulated…
  4. User Access and Identity Management for SAP S/4HANA Benchmark Report

    In This Report: Access management often comes about through necessity rather than planning. Organizations today use a portfolio of systems that not all employees are authorized to use, so proper access management is critical. With cloud systems and remote work on the rise and increasing threats that seek to steal employee access, a more comprehensive…
  5. RISE with SAP and Its Impact on Security and Compliance

    RISE with SAP focuses on bringing core business systems (SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition) into a customer environment that is cloud based, process driven, easy to scale, and easy to use. When embarking on a RISE with SAP journey, the authors of this article — Uemit Oezdurmus, SAP Global Head of Managed Security Services, and…
  6. Securing the SAP Landscape Against Cyber Threats Benchmark Report

    In This Report: Over the past several years SAP systems have increasingly been targeted for cybersecurity attacks as they contain some of the most critical data within the organization. Part of the reason for this is the fact that those SAP systems are increasingly becoming more connected with each other, with applications like SAP SuccessFactors…
  7. Saviynt Identity Management

    Build Effective Identity Management in Hybrid and Cloud Environments

    As more employees work remotely, and organizations shift to hybrid and cloud software and technology environments, identity management has become a more important piece of the access and security landscape. Critical assets no longer sit behind traditional firewalls, with employees accessing important corporate data from outside a single place of work. Automation can help companies…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. AWS

    AWS is the platform of choice and innovation for 5000+ SAP customers and hundreds of partners. Whether you want to lift and shift ECC to reduce costs, migrate to SAP S/4HANA, or innovate with 200+ AWS services, you can count on AWS’s unmatched experience, infrastructure, and platform breadth to get more value out of your SAP investments.