Story image

CyberArk launches SAP-certified privileged access security solution

03 Aug 2018

Privileged access security company CyberArk today announced the availability of its SAP-certified CyberArk Privileged Access Security Solution.

The solution can strengthen and extend security across SAP environments, including SAP ERP systems, by protecting against privileged access-related risk and credential compromise.

The CyberArk Privileged Access Security Solution achieved SAP certification as Integrated with SAP NetWeaver technology platform.

It enables organisations to improve operational efficiencies and safeguard critical assets from external attackers and malicious insiders.

With more than 90% of the Forbes Global 2000 relying on SAP applications to run their organisations, credentials for these applications and systems are sought out by attackers to gain access to business-critical information and assets. 

This certification extends CyberArk’s existing SAP integrations, which are available to customers on the CyberArk Marketplace.

SAP is also a new member of the C3 Alliance, CyberArk’s global technology partner program. 

“The CyberArk Privileged Access Security Solution enables SAP-focused organisations to move forward with the confidence that only an SAP-certified solution delivers,” says CyberArk global business development executive vice president Adam Bosnian.

“CyberArk enhances existing risk management and compliance initiatives in SAP environments and extends privileged access security, a critical layer of IT security, to essential business systems.

“It delivers a solution for privileged access security that can scale effectively with these organisations.”

The CyberArk Privileged Access Security Solution enables organisations to:

  • Manage and secure SAP credentials: Organisations can strengthen their security posture and improve operational efficiencies by onboarding accounts into CyberArk’s encrypted centralised repository. With CyberArk, they can also automate password rotation and enable multi-layered privilege access security control across the SAP stack – from the application layer to databases, operating system and servers.  
  • Reduce privileged access security risk: Organisations can quickly detect and halt suspicious activity by monitoring SAP privileged user activity. CyberArk complements SAP’s security controls by managing, protecting and controlling the use of privileged accounts. CyberArk provides a consistent approach to reducing privileged access security risk across the entire enterprise for SAP solutions and other high-value applications and infrastructure.  
  • Meet compliance requirements: Organisations can easily demonstrate compliance with internal enterprise policies and various industry regulations – including SOX, PCI DSS, GDPR and more – with complete visibility into SAP privileged account controls and activity records.
Survey: IT pros nostalgic over on-prem data centre visibility
There are significant security and monitoring challenges faced by IT staff responsible for managing public and private cloud deployments.
61% of CIOs believe employees leak data maliciously
Egress conducted a survey to examine the root causes of employee-driven data breaches, their frequency, and impact.
Opinion: BYOD can be secure with the right measures
Companies that embrace BYOD are giving employees more freedom to work remotely, resulting in increased productivity, cost savings, and talent retention.
Sonatype and HackerOne partner on open source vulnerability reporting
Without a standard for responsible disclosure, even those who want to disclose vulnerabilities responsibly can get frustrated with the process.
OutSystems and Boncode team up for better code analysis
The Boncode and OutSystems alliance aims to help organisations to build fast and feel comfortable that the work they're delivering is at peak quality levels.
Security top priority for Filipinos when choosing a bank - Unisys
Filipinos have greatest appetite in Asia Pacific to use biometrics to access banking services
Nuance biometrics fight back against fraud
Nuance Communications has crunched the numbers and discovered that it has prevented more than US$1 billion worth of fraud from being passed on to users of its Nuance Security Suite.
Attacks targeting Cisco Webex extension explode in popularity - WatchGuard
WatchGuard's Internet Security Report for Q4 2018 also finds growing use of a new sextortion phishing malware customised to individual victims.