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.


  1. Female IT professional

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

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

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

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  1. okta

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    Accelerate a world where everyone can safely use any technology. We bring simple and secure access to people and organizations everywhere. We promise to not only protect the identities of our customers’ workforce and users, but to ask, “what more can we make possible?”
  2. Saviynt Identity Management

    Build Effective Identity Management in Hybrid and Cloud Environments

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    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…
  3. 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…
  4. SAP Works with Hanko to Develop Passwordless Logon for SAP Universal ID

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    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…
  5. 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.

  6. Event Blog- Securing your SAP Landscape

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    These resources are brought to you by SAPinsider’s Securing your SAP Landscape virtual summit. Join us for live sessions, discussions, and interactive roundtables on August 11th, beginning at 10 AM EST. Click here for more details
  7. Protecting SAP Systems from Ransomware Attacks

    Ransomware is headline news, and recent attacks have demonstrated the devastating impact of attacks that target critical infrastructure. According to the Department of Homeland Security ransomware attacks have increased by 300% over the past year, impacting all industries and sectors. The average downtime from an attack is 21 days, but full recovery takes an average…