Incorrect parameter settings in the SAP system, operating system, or database often result in serious security deficiencies. Numerous companies using a central auditing policy developed as a document are up against the same challenges. Typically, parameter values are compared manually with the target requirements, which of course is time consuming. This a lot of effort even just for one single system. As you might imagine, making the comparisons on system-landscape level is that much more complicated. By centralizing monitoring with an automated solution, you can use resources more efficiently while boosting your IT security.
A municipal utility company recently implemented a new authorization concept to optimize maintenance, transparency, and user access. The implementation process included an assessment of whether all the existing user master records were really necessary. A major project like implementing a new authorization concept often pays for itself when inactive user master records are classified and restricted, reducing license fees as a result.
Berliner Wasserbetriebe, Berlin’s water supply and wastewater disposal company, is a public institution and is therefore subject to special legal requirements. High security standards apply to both business processes and its IT operations. As a consequence, setting up transparent SAP authorization management company-wide to meet all of these requirements was one of the water company’s most critical tasks.
How SAP licenses are assigned is an essential subject for companies. Likewise, authorization management and license optimization play crucial roles that, unfortunately, often take a back seat to day-to-day business and are subject to poor communication between the respective experts. Effective immediately, the partnership between Snow Software, a leading provider of software asset management (SAM) and cloud spend solutions based in Stockholm, Sweden, and akquinet AG will provide relief.
Takeda’s twin objectives were to accelerate and simplify its authorization assignment process while deploying a tool that was simultaneously capable of providing vulnerability monitoring for its SAP backend worldwide. Continue reading
Linde prioritized transparent and, in particular, timely success to guarantee a completely ensuring the security of their global SAP landscape.
At Linde, the sheer complexity of the SAP Systems meant that a Project of this scale would not be possible with internal resources and security knowhow alone.
Minol stored millions of sensitive information of private and business customers in its complex SAP system landscape. Therefore it was important for Minol to prevent unrequested downloads and to protect the data from possible data theft.
Professional authorization management in real time for 50 SAP systems in 14 countries – in less than one month? It is possible – with SAST!
Read in the success story how s.Oliver has expanded its SAP IdM with an integrated access control and governance solution.
The partnership will make way for the introduction of AKQUINET GRC Suite “SAST” for SAP in the Benelux market.
With agilos AKQUINET is strengthening its presence in the BENLUX market with a experienced and strong partner with a high level of expertise in SAP security.