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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    Published: 12/October/2023

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    SAP-dependent organisations encounter User Access Reviews challenges due to accumulated access rights in SAP systems, which can lead to adverse audit findings and jeopardize compliance and security. Lactalis offers automated solutions to revolutionize User Access Reviews, ensuring proactive regular reviews and improved SAP user access management.
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    Published: 08/August/2023

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    The report highlights key findings from the first half of 2023, revealing shifts in cyber-threat trends.
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    Published: 26/July/2023

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    The White House recently unveiled its US National Cybersecurity Strategy implementation plan in July. The document release came just four months after its initial announcement, which indicates a high level of urgency from the U.S. federal government in addressing cybersecurity issues. According to a White House press release, the plan aims to enact two major…
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    Published: 21/July/2023

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    Splunk, a leader in cybersecurity and observability leader, has introduced new product innovations to its unified security and observability platform. The enhancements cover the full range of Splunk’s offerings, equipping SecOps, ITOps, and engineering teams with consolidated interfaces and processes that facilitate prompt, precise, and large-scale detection, investigation, and response to threats. When combined with…
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    Published: 20/July/2023

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  6. Securing SAP Systems in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    Published: 17/July/2023

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    Historically, SAP has employed conventional methods to secure its systems. However, the most critical areas in SAP cybersecurity now require professionals to leverage AI. The widespread adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technology has introduced challenges in ensuring the security of SAP systems. To address the evolving cyber threats in the SAP ecosystem, cybersecurity experts specializing…
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    Published: 14/July/2023

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    Published: 13/July/2023

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    Research Webinar: Cybersecurity Threats to SAP Systems 2023

    July 13, 2023

    In 2023, the focus of cybersecurity strategies for SAP systems shifted away from ransomware and malware attacks to addressing unpatched systems, concentrating on addressing system vulnerabilities over attack vectors. Exploring the details behind these changes, SAPinsider revealed some interesting in year-over-year trends during its third year of research on cybersecurity threats. Increasing regulatory compliance requirements,…
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    Onapsis Partners with SNOPUD to Safeguard SAP Applications and Ensure Uninterrupted Services for Utilities Customers

    Published: 29/June/2023

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    Onapsis, a business application security leader based in Boston, has partnered with Snohomish County Public Utility District (SNOPUD) to enhance SAP security and threat intelligence through the Onapsis Research Labs (ORL). SNOPUD aims to bolster its SAP security as it implements the Connect Up program, a three-year initiative to upgrade meters in homes and businesses.…