Too Many Clouds Can Cloud Compliance

Cloud compliance requires control and visibility. The control allows companies to achieve compliance objectives and mitigate risks by remediating SOD conflicts and ensuring the accuracy of records. To do that, however, organizations also need the visibility to be able to […]

21 CFR Part 11 Compliance For Life Sciences

Because 21 CFR Part 11 compliance focuses on data accuracy and authentication, life sciences organizations sometimes underestimate its complexity. Superficially, it does seem simple. After all, the goal is just to make sure electronic records are up to FDA standards […]

The Business Case for Compliance Automation

Imagine you process orders for a company that uses no automation. When customers call to order, you enter their orders in a primitive spreadsheet, tally totals with a calculator, contact the shipping department and credit card processor to authorize the […]

3 Reasons to Choose ControlPanelGRC As Your SAP GRC Solution

GRC software might have many features, but it really has two main functions: controlling risk and simplifying compliance. These functions are completely interdependent in SAP GRC solutions. A software suite can look powerful on paper, but fail to provide good […]

How to Reduce SOD Conflict For SOX Compliance

Mitigating controls are a great way to reduce SOD conflict risks. Still, if you are not careful, you can mitigate yourself out of compliance. It’s not enough to assign a compensating control to a risk and call it a day. […]

Emergency Access Management: How Firefighters Could Burn Your Audit

In firefighting, users are given a higher level of access in SAP, either to fix something or perform a task that goes outside their normal duties. Normally, SAP user provisioning and role management restricts users to their job tasks. If […]

Be the champion of your next SAP Audit

It’s easy to think of your SAP auditor as the bad guy. An SAP security audit can feel like just another battle in an endless war against an unbeatable opponent. From documentation issues to Segregation of Duties (SOD) conflicts, to […]

Expert Insight: What is SAP Security?

SAP security is the set of tools and processes that controls what users can access inside an SAP landscape. Your SAP hosting environment contains lots of confidential information (such as financial records) and sensitive procedures (such as paying inventory) that […]

The SAP GRC SOX Compliance Checklist

SAP GRC controls can make or break Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. SOX Section 302 makes the CEO and CFO responsible for providing accurate, complete financial reports, and sound internal control structures. Section 404 expands on these responsibilities, requiring companies to document and […]

How SAP Transport Management Can Help Your Bottom Line

Updating an app or installing a new program on a personal device is easy — at most, it requires a few clicks, and often the process is handled automatically. But in an SAP® landscape, the process is much more complex. […]

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