As we inch closer to the end of the decade, it doesn’t hurt to start thinking about what the 2020’s will bring in terms of data security. So, we put on our thinking caps and came up with how we see the data security landscape shaping up as we enter a new decade.
Simply put, we see “data safety” becoming the new data
security. The term “data security” has
been around for awhile, but we need to start rethinking the term’s relevance as
we tread deeper into a more digitally driven world.
If you want to read up on how we see this world evolving, you can download the paper here.
SAP security requirements are becoming increasingly complex.
Security threats, data restrictions, emerging regulations, and innovation in
technology is leading traditional approaches to security and access governance
to become costly, unmanageable, and without adequate risk coverage in many
cases. As your technology landscape evolves, so should your approach to
managing security and access governance.
KPMG, a NextLabs partner, will be hosting a webcast, “ERP Risk Series – Next Generation Security
Considerations for SAP” on July 11,
2pm ET. They’ll discuss strategies for evolving your access governance and
next generation SAP security considerations. The webcast will be hosted by
Brian Jensen (Managing Director of the Oracle Risk Management Team), and the
featured presenter will be Jonathan Levitt (Director Advisory, GRC Technology).
One CPE credit will be available to U.S. participants who
meet the eligibility requirements.
So, click here to secure your spot today!
By Ashwin Bhaskar, Senior Software Engineer at NextLabs
Today’s ERP systems demand tight security controls at multiple levels of the application design. Most ERP systems, including SAP, are transactional in nature. Our customers have frequently asked us about extending security controls beyond transactions at a field level. For example, take a digital product catalog used by multiple departments within an enterprise, the view screen hides pricing information for products from a customer support rep that just needs to view technical product information. Whereas, a sales rep viewing the same product catalog would be able to view both technical and pricing information, but cannot make modifications. Granted another level of access. is the pricing team, that can view and modify the price fields of the product catalog. more “SAP Field Level Security – what are my options?”