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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  1. Cybersecurity Considerations for SAP Mobile Applications

    Published: 01/October/2017

    Reading time: 15 mins

    Panelist: Juan Perez-Etchegoyen, Onapsis Date: Thursday, October 12 Kendall Hatch Hello, and welcome to today’s live Q&A on security considerations for SAP mobile applications. I’m Kendall Hatch, Conference Producer for SAPinsider, and I’m excited to introduce today’s panelist, Juan Perez-Etchegoyen, CTO at Onapsis. Juan is also a speaker at the upcoming SAPinsider Cybersecurity for SAP Customers conference…

  2. Innovate with Confidence

    Published: 24/August/2017

    Reading time: 4 mins

    Cybercrime is not some theoretical threat — it is a real and growing issue for companies of all shapes and sizes. With trends such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things, a growing number of connected devices, and the use of personally identifiable information for analytics, data in the digital economy is valuable, plentiful, and…

  3. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Why Cybersecurity Is Not Just an Issue for IT

    Thomas Frenehard, Director of GRC Solution Management at SAP, describes the dangers for organizations that assume cybersecurity is merely an IT issue . Topics covered include: The latest cybersecurity trends, methods, and breaches to watch out for The steps SAP customers can take to achieve cyber excellence The benefits of moving to a unified view of risk management

  4. Proven Techniques and Strategies to Fortify Your SAP Landscape from Cybersecurity Threats

    Published: 01/March/2017

    Reading time: 19 mins

    Modern cybersecurity threats are growing in complexity, scale, and speed. In this live Q&A, SAPinsider GRC 2017 speaker Peter Hobson dove into cybersecurity as it relates to your SAP landscape. Read the transcript to get expert answers to your questions on topics like role design, controls, vulnerability scans, supporting tools, and more. What type of…

  5. What You Need to Know About Cloud Security for SAP Solutions

    Published: 01/October/2016

    Reading time: 20 mins

    Live Blog What You Need to Know About Cloud Security for SAP Solutions   SAPinsiderMatt: Welcome to today’s Q&A on cloud security for SAP solutions. I am pleased to be joined by cloud security experts from IBM. Please give Madhuri Chawla, Tony Petta, Mark McNair, and Michael P Daniels a warm welcome! There are already…

  6. Cybersecurity and Digital Business

    Published: 23/May/2016

    Reading time: 2 mins

    Amid all the talk of empathy and running live, there was another, subtler theme that occasionally popped up in Bill McDermott’s keynote speech for SAPPHIRE 2016: cybersecurity. While it was far from a main focus of the presentation, cybersecurity reared its head on more than one occasion. McDermott stated early on in the speech that…

  7. Defeating the Insider Threat

    Published: 26/April/2016

    Reading time: 4 mins

    Every day, organizations produce innumerable amounts of valuable data and much of this data is tempting for cybercriminals, promising them riches in return for your organization’s data, financial assets, or intellectual property. Unfortunately, it’s not just external hackers looking to steal your company’s data. Many cyberattacks come from within — and these hidden internal attacks…

  8. Security in the Digital Era: How SAP Runs Secure

    Published: 26/April/2016

    Reading time: 6 mins

    There’s no arguing against the benefits of digital technologies and the innovations that come with cloud computing, mobility, and the Internet of Things (IoT). But there’s also no arguing against the fact that a new generation of digital technologies also means a new generation of cyberthreats. As you adopt new IT strategies, how will your…