SAST SOLUTIONS and IBS Schreiber: New Technology Partnership for SAP Authorization Software

SAST Blog: SAST SOLUTIONS and IBS Schreiber: New Technology PartnershipHamburg, 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.

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Application security: SAST SOLUTIONS is now a global player with the Pathlock Group

SAST Blog: Application security: SAST SOLUTIONS is now a global player with the Pathlock GroupSAST 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.

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Important aspect of SAP data collection: S/4HANA embedded analytics uses the BI analysis “Authorizations”

SAST Blog: Important aspect of SAP data collection: S/4HANA embedded analytics uses the BI analysis “Authorizations”Data collection and the subsequent analyses are important, complex processes; it’s difficult to imagine modern business processes without data analytics. To address customers’ specific needs, customer data is analyzed, material inventories are recorded automatically, and entire work processes are scrutinized to squeeze out efficiency gains. Important data collection also takes place within the SAP landscape, for example, with SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics. The check logic in the authorizations deserves special attention here.

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Typical pitfalls of SAP S/4HANA migration: Changes in the file structure of the SAP S/4HANA application server cause negative side-effects

SAST Blog: Typical pitfalls of SAP S/4HANA migration: Changes in the file structure of the SAP S/4HANA application server cause negative side-effectsIn its S/4HANA release, SAP follows a strategy of process simplification and greater usability, among others. At the technical level, new layers such as the SAP Fiori Front-end Server, SAP Fiori launchpad, and SAP Fiori apps were created. The authorizations of these objects require particular attention to avoid nasty surprises as the project progresses. One specific pitfall is the changed file structure on the new application server.

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Business partners and the sneaky back door of the F4 search help: How to protect your sensitive data

SAST Blog: Business partners and the sneaky back door of the F4 search help: How to protect your sensitive dataSAP offers a consolidated data object, the business partner, to simplify the management of sensitive master data for customers, suppliers, and employees. This simplification also poses dangers, however. Therefore, all companies that plan to migrate to SAP S/4HANA should familiarize themselves with the business partner concept ahead of time.

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Interview with Ralf Kempf about winning the “Top Identity and Access Management Solution Provider in Europe 2021” award

SAST Blog: Award win: Top IAM Solution Provider in Europe 2021.Last year came to a very pleasant end, as we won the award for “Top Identity and Access Management Solution Provider in Europe 2021”. The December issue of Enterprise Security Magazine reported extensively on our IAM solution and about the innovative features that make our software so unique. We interviewed Mr. Kempf to find out more about the software solution and the current technology trends.

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