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3 Ways to Secure SAP SuccessFactors and Stay Compliant
2021-09-08 05:38

SAP is leading this HR transformation with its human capital management solution, SAP SuccessFactors. With perimeter-based security no longer effective, you need a solution that understands SuccessFactors and can secure it regardless of how people are connecting and the data involved.

SAP Patches Nine Critical & High-Severity Bugs
2021-08-11 15:27

"HotNews" is the severity rating that SAP gives to critical vulnerabilities. Given the nine critical patches, Fritsch dubbed last month's light SAP Patch Tuesday the "Calm before the storm." In fact, he said, Tuesday's raft of patches have earned August the dubious honor of being "The most noteworthy SAP Patch Day this year" for customers, he wrote.

Nine Critical and High-Severity Vulnerabilities Patched in SAP Products
2021-08-11 10:21

German enterprise software giant SAP has released 19 new and updated security notes, including for nine new vulnerabilities that have been rated critical or high severity. One of the critical vulnerabilities is CVE-2021-33698, an unrestricted file upload issue affecting SAP Business One.

SAP S/4HANA adoption rebounds as enterprises look to minimize business disruption
2021-08-05 03:00

U.S. adoption of SAP S/4HANA has rebounded after slowing for most of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic stalled digital transformations, according to a report published by Information Services Group. The report for the U.S. finds S/4HANA, the enterprise resource planning system running on SAP HANA, is evolving to better meet enterprise business needs with artificial intelligence, analytics and an interactive interface.

SAP Customer Survey Reveals False Sense of Security
2021-08-03 15:15

Many SAP customers have a false sense of security, according to a new report from risk management consultancy Turnkey Consulting and business-critical application security firm Onapsis. The SAP Security Survey Report 2021 is based on information from over 100 SAP customers in the United States, Europe and Asia.

SAP applications more vulnerable than users might think
2021-08-03 05:00

Many application owners are unaware of how vulnerable their SAP applications may be, significantly increasing the risks to their core enterprise systems. This is the overall conclusion of a...

How prepared are organizations for the challenges of the changing SAP landscape
2021-07-23 03:30

The Tricentis, Capgemini and Sogeti report explores current SAP adoption and implementation trends, and organizations' preparedness to deal with the challenges emerging from the changing SAP landscape. "SAP's ERP system acts as the backbone of business processes across departments for organizations globally. While businesses continue to benefit from it, the overall SAP environment has undergone rapid disruption in recent years," said Wolfgang Platz, Chief Strategy Officer at Tricentis.

SAP unveils its financial results and increases revenue, profit outlook
2021-07-21 22:10

SAP announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. "We're seeing strong adoption of our cloud portfolio as customers select SAP for their business transformation. Our strategy is working; This is the third straight quarter of strong execution, and we continue to deliver unparalleled customer value through the strength of our platform and applications," said Christian Klein, CEO. "This has been another strong quarter with accelerating growth for SAP's cloud portfolio. We saw excellent customer momentum and adoption and are raising our outlook for revenue and profit," said Luka Mucic, CFO. Business update second quarter 2021.

SAP Patches High-Risk Vulnerabilities in NetWeaver
2021-07-13 19:02

German software maker SAP has released 12 new security notes as part of its July 2021 security patch day, as well as updates for three previously released security notes. The most important of the new security notes deal with two high-severity vulnerabilities in NetWeaver.

Why are companies in the SAP S/4HANA transformation holding back?
2021-07-05 03:30

Even though enterprise architects are considered specialists in revealing such structures, their expertise is apparently underutilized: less than half of the architects surveyed consider their involvement in the SAP S/4HANA transformation to be sufficient. In concrete terms, this means that only 14 percent of the 35,000 existing SAP customers worldwide have completed the transformation to S/4HANA. Against this backdrop, LeanIX looks at its international customers and focuses on their enterprise architects: Where are companies in the SAP S/4HANA transformation and what is the role of EA teams? A total of 91 companies participated in the LeanIX SAP S/4HANA Survey in April 2021.