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The subject area of SAP security is broad. In addition to a holistic approach that builds bridges, we also try to provide you with a lot of information.
On this page, you will find an overview of topics. If you have any questions about the topics or our products, please do not hesitate to contact us.

The three most common types of SAP Patches

Installing SAP patches is crucial for maintaining a robust and secure enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. SAP, one of the leading ERP systems in the world, is constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of businesses. As a result, SAP releases various patches to address issues and enhance the functionality of its software. However, installing SAP patches can present challenges for IT teams, such as ensuring minimal disruption to business operations, managing risks, and testing the non-implemented patches. This article will discuss the three most common types of SAP patches- kernel patches, snote patches, and support packs - and the best practices for installing them.

SecurityBridge Releases New One-Click SAP Patch Automation 

SAP security provider SecurityBridge—now operating in the U.S.—today announced the full integration of its SAP Security Platform with the Microsoft Sentinel cloud-native Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) platform and its membership to MISA. SecurityBridge was nominated to MISA because of the integration of its SAP Controller to the Microsoft Sentinel dashboard. SecurityBridge is a Smart Data Adapter that significantly simplifies security monitoring of critical and highly specific business applications.

The difference between SAP Patch Management and Vulnerability Management

Believe it or not, I've probably attended more customer meetings in 2022 than ever before. And the question about the difference between SAP Patch Management and SAP Vulnerability Management keeps appearing. To give a conclusively answer, we need to take a closer look at the two separate areas.

Webinar: Why is SAP Security Patching not like Windows Updates?

The webinar, taking place on demand is all about SAP Patch Management and its challenges. The German-speaking SAP User Group (DSAG) and the American colleagues of ASUG asked why SAP security patching cannot be as simple and effective as, for example, Windows updates.

How to use the SAP Expert Search to find Patch Notes

After many years in the SAP eco-system, I know many good and bad practices exist in the IT Departments of – to be frank – every organization on this planet. Initiated by the SAP Security Patch Day in September 2022, our team has nudged me to share some knowledge. In this short how-to description, we want to explain the correct usage of the SAP Launchpad Expert Search to get the most accurate result looking for SAP Security Notes. If you want to find out how this powerful tool works, keep on reading.

How to achieve SAP cyber resilience

A wave is sweeping through IT organizations right now. Entrenched processes are being examined for effectiveness and efficiency and scrutinized from the economical perspective. It is common for cyber-attacks in the corporate infrastructure and, if worse, the enterprise applications to trigger this. Successful exploits prove the inefficiency of established security measures in the event of an attack. Upon closer inspection, it becomes apparent that the established processes and measures do not create resilience. So, what do you need to achieve SAP cyber resilience?

SecurityBridge Unveils Its New Security Roadmap For SAP

SecurityBridge announced its new Security Roadmap for SAP. The new feature simplifies the road to SAP security e.g. secure configuration, hardening against hackers, and eliminating SAP vulnerabilities, by enabling IT personnel to instantly group all required software fixes into one area.

SAP Security Update Implementation and Deployment

Applying security updates is a very effective protection against successful cyberattacks. Continue reading to learn more about security patch deployment.

Reduce complexity the enemy of SAP Security

On November 5th, 2020 a new release of SecurityBridge was made available for our subscribers. The release (version 5.78.3) contains major improvements. Some of the highlights contained in the release are described on this site. Customers can download the new release from our online support portal.

Virtual patching – especially attractive to SAP customers?

SAP systems belong to the companies’ critical infrastructures, no doubt. Yet, enterprises struggle with the timely implementation of patches. Within this article, we provide a deep-dive into the challenges that let you remember how patching SAP NetWeaver application works.

Latest Resources

Which cybersecurity framework is the best fit for SAP application security?

Download the White Paper "Which cybersecurity framework is the best fit for SAP application security?" to learn more about the available frameworks, the challenges when adopting a framework, and more.

Your Road to SAP Security

Download the White Paper "YOUR ROAD TO SAP SECURITY" to learn about the major milestones towards increasing the cybersecurity posture of your SAP systems.

Top mistakes to avoid in SAP security

Within this whitepaper you will learn about the key mistakes that can be avoided when it comes to SAP Security. History has shown that many companies have suffered from cyber incidents, moreover, not all incidents are reported or have been made available to the public.

SAP Security Product Comparison Report

Download the SAP Security Product Comparison Report and understand that holistic security for SAP can be delivered by a single solution.

How remote working affects your SAP security posture

In our webinar on May 7th, we showcased a potential attack on an SAP system, using techniques which are common tools among hackers. Using a password spray attack, we first tried to gain access to the system and subsequently extracted the password hashes of all users.