SAP CyberSecurity


What Is Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems and information from digital attacks. Cybersecurity measures are designed to combat threats against networked systems and applications, whether those threats originate from inside or outside of an organization.

Businesses with a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy, governed by best practices and automated using advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, can fight cyber threats more effectively and reduce the impact of breaches when they occur.

What Is Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems and information from digital attacks. Cybersecurity measures are designed to combat threats against networked systems and applications, whether those threats originate from inside or outside of an organization.

Businesses with a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy, governed by best practices and automated using advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, can fight cyber threats more effectively and reduce the impact of breaches when they occur.

What Is SAP Cybersecurity?

SAP cybersecurity solutions include:

UI Data Protection Masking and UI Data Protection Logging

  • Protect sensitive information in the user interface layer
  • Block or log data access
  • Secure and refine access

SAP Code Vulnerability Analyzer

  • Identify and remedy security vulnerabilities in ABAP custom code

SAP Focused Run

  • Security configuration management for SAP S/4HANA, SAP HANA, SAP NetWeaver, and Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
  • Patch management

SAP Enterprise Threat Detection and SAP Enterprise Threat Detection Cloud Edition

  • Security information and event management solution tailored to the needs of SAP applications
  • Identify and analyze threats in SAP applications

SAP Data Custodian and SAP Data Custodian Key Management Service

  • Manage security keys
  • Monitor and report on data access, storage, movement, processing, and location
  • Create and enforce data access, location, movement, and processing policies

SAP Privacy Governance

  • Identify security and privacy risks
  • Deploy and manage maturity assessments with configurable templates
  • Manage security and privacy control evaluations and monitor ongoing compliance

Further Resources for SAPinsiders

SAP Cybersecurity in an Age of Uncertainty. In this article, Jhansi R Bandaru, PMP-Certified IT SAP Security/Compliance Lead, explains that organizations should regularly audit SAP systems to check their security and data integrity and identify vulnerabilities before attackers do. Knowing the weaknesses and gaps in a system is the first step in empowering management to deal with those vulnerabilities proactively, concisely, and effectively.

Expert Q&A: The Importance of Integrating Cybersecurity and Enterprise Risk Management. In this video interview, Gabriele Fiata, Head of Enterprise Risk Management and Innovation at SAP, shares his thoughts on enterprises’ common mistakes when managing cybersecurity risk and the need to integrate cybersecurity into an enterprise’s risk management framework.

A Holistic Approach to Managing Cybersecurity & Protecting Your Data. According to SAP Cybersecurity Solution Advisor Anne Marie Colombo, organizations should minimize user access to data by segregating and protecting it. This article presents best practices to ensure a holistic approach to cybersecurity and data protection for your enterprise.

Vendors that can assist SAP customers with cybersecurity include: Capgemini, Fastpath, Fortinet, Layer Seven Security, Lookout, Onapsis, RSM, and Saviynt.

 

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    Addressing Cybersecurity by Utilizing a Reactive Approach to SAP Landscapes

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    SAP users know it is crucial to establish a system that would help navigate cybersecurity risks. However, what strategy should they turn to?
  2. How To Protect Vulnerable SAP Users From Cybersecurity Threats

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    With the growing sophistication of cyber attacks, it is more important than ever for SAP users to develop efficient contingency plans.
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    Building a Multi-Layered Cybersecurity Strategy for SAP

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    Companies are adopting a comprehensive, multi-layered cybersecurity approach combining two key pillars – preventative and detective controls.
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    The A Year in Review with Onapsis Research Labs webinar is for SAP users to gain insights from industry experts for 2023 trends.
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  8. SAPinsider Buyers Guide Webinar: Cybersecurity

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    CES 5.0 includes several enhancements to improve vulnerability management and threat detection for SAP solutions.