At the DSAG Technology Days in Early May, the Vulnerability Management Working Group renewed its demand for a security dashboard, which SAP announced many years ago. In light of the current threat situation, it is advisable to stop waiting for it, particularly since good solutions from security specialists have become available in the interim, which also optimize the integration of SAP security with the overall enterprise security architecture. When it comes to end-to-end IT security, it is worthwhile to take a look at the operators of critical infrastructure (CIP) and the new German IT Security Act 2.0 (ITSA 2.0).
Expert Insights sat down with our Pathlock’s Chief Marketing Officer, Mike Puterbaugh, in an exclusive interview to discuss how organizations can leverage application security and controls automation not only to improve their resilience against cyberthreats, but also to enable business performance.
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Transports are an essential part of an SAP environment. They are used to transfer changes from one system to another, to implement new functions, to perform updates, and to install third-party applications. Change management in SAP is inconceivable without transports. Yet how can they be checked for security risks?
Do you know what you have to do when your company faces security incidents? Do you have documents where you can look up what you need to do? If so, are they up to date? Security policies are neglected in many areas, although they are a cornerstone for maintaining IT compliance and improving enterprise security.
In the current Digital Defense Report, Brad Smith, President of Microsoft, called for international collaboration and coalitions for a “new form of collective defense” as a comprehensive strategy against the full spectrum of destructive cyberattacks, espionage, and interference. One of the first and largest of these cyber warfare initiatives is the Pathlock Group, formed from seven leading IT security firms and now the global market leader in access orchestration and application security for mission-critical applications. One of these firms is the Hamburg-based SAST SOLUTIONS, an IT security specialist.
Hamburg, July 12, 2022: SAST SOLUTIONS, the Hamburg-based specialist for SAP security and access governance and part of the international Pathlock Group, together with IBS Schreiber, the SAP security and compliance specialist also based in Hamburg, will in future offer customers the integration of IBS Schreiber rule sets through the Easy Content Solution (ECS) software.
Pathlock’s Vice President of Product Strategy and Customer Experience, David Vincent, recently appeared on Security Guy TV to talk about how effective preventive controls and security measures at the data and transaction level play an important part in securing ERP systems. He also takes a deep dive into the important difference between data security and data privacy.
The fundamental question that many people ask before implementing SAP S/4HANA and deploying Fiori apps is “why?”. The option of using Fiori apps has been available for a while now, but the question as to why these new apps should be used usually doesn’t pop up until an SAP S/4HANA migration is planned.
SAST SOLUTIONS, your Hamburg-based specialist for SAP Security and Access Governance, is now part of the new Pathlock Group, a one-of-a-kind alliance of international providers of access governance and application security solutions. The alliance’s objective is to lift the understanding and scope of end-to-end security to a new level. Our CEO Bodo Kahl and CTO Ralf Kempf talk about the perspectives that will be opening up to SAST SOLUTIONS and its customers.
An end-to-end security strategy must also include regular checks, maintenance, and protection of authorizations, installations, and proprietary developments against internal and external threats – especially in an SAP landscape. But what roles do project organization and project management play when it comes to improving SAP security?