General Data Protection Regulation – is your protection in place?

SAST BLOG: General Data Protection RegulationThe EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018, and hardly a day goes by without some news about it – and that’s the way it should be! As demonstrated by a DSAG member survey of SAP users just a few weeks ago, only just over half of all the companies (53%) have a roadmap. To say nothing of full implementation of the new requirements.

Michael Muellner, Head of Security & Compliance at AKQUINET, discusses helps to make this topic accessible to you by building a bridge from the statutory requirements to steps in operations and concrete tips.

 

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This is how to ensure a smooth migration of your SAP authorizations while simultaneously reducing your security risks

Motiv_es_SAST-SGM_72dpi_1612One of the biggest challenges that any customer faces when migrating or redesigning their SAP authorizations is ensuring the continuity of their normal business operations. As a result, IT units are often wary of curtailing user rights – so as to avoid conflicts with business departments that would result from increased testing workloads or more frequent error messages.

With SAST Safe Go-Live Management, these problems are now a thing of the past.

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What does the new SAST Suite 5.0 offer?

Motiv_es_Abschluss_150dpi_1610GRC tools, IT vulnerability analysis, authorization management, SIEM management – these are four of the top five topics cited by IT decision-makers when asked which current and future technologies are of vital importance to them. *

This means that the new release of GRC Suite from AKQUINET – couldn’t have arrived at a better time to offer answers on some of the subjects that are on the minds of these managers right now. In this interview, Lars Henning (product manager for the SAST Suite) presents the highlights of the latest version, along with some helpful tips.

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Unprotected interfaces are attractive Targets for attackers.

shutterstock_331648835_akqw_jpgAnalyze the RFC interfaces of your SAP Systems.

SAP interfaces are often not considered when SAP systems are protected. Therefore, they remain unprotected and provide attractive targets for attackers.

Experience from numerous SAP security audits and penetration tests for SAP systems shows repeatedly that, in almost every SAP system checked, unprotected interfaces exist that could allow attackers direct access to your SAP Systems.

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