Webcast: Effectively Managing SAP Security Risks in the Modern World

enterprise resilience webinar series
Webcast: Effectively Managing SAP Security Risks in the Modern World

Economists believe that current global events may have forever changed how our workforce operates. Remote access, application access requests, and cyber threats are all areas that have increased volumes as employees turned to a remote work arrangement. This session will focus on using automation to gain efficiencies in your security processes and improve the effectiveness of your security controls, all while decreasing the level of effort.

Key Takeaways:

  • Analyze the advantages of Access Control to get users access quicker while increasing compliance 
  • Identify cyber risks when exposing your SAP environment to the internet and how to assess with tools like Enterprise Threat Detection and protect against them 
  • Explain how to automate using continuous monitoring tools like Access Violation Management and Process Controls to drive compliance enablement by testing 100% of your transactions and only reviewing exceptions

1 CPE credit available for live attendees only.

No prerequisites required. Level: Basic. Field of study: Information Technology. Instruction delivery method: Group Internet Based. Elements of Engagement: Polling Questions.
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Erin Hughes
Senior Director, North America COE

Erin has more than 15 years of experience in the SAP Security and GRC market as a consultant and thought leader. She has worked closely with customers, partners, analysts, and thought leaders to understand emerging market trends and assist companies in understanding how process and technology transformations can accelerate their business goals. Erin is a frequent speaker at SAP Insider, SAPPHIRE, ASUG, and other industry conferences and virtual events. Erin’s experience includes more than 6 years with Big Four consulting firms and more than 7 years with SAP.


Vijan Patel is a Director at Protiviti with responsibility for leading the Houston SAP Consulting practice. He has over 11 years of experience with assisting organizations address their most significant application and information technology challenges. His experience includes SAP GRC implementations, SAP implementation/PMO assistance, general/automated control reviews, security design and remediation, and SAP-specific internal audits. Vijan is a frequent speaker on these topics at SAPinsider and other professional events. Vijan currently holds his CIA, CISA, CSM, and CRMA certifications.

Associate Director

John is an Associate Director within the SAP Ecosystem practice in Protiviti’s New York Office with nine years of experience. His focus is on helping companies effectively assess and control Segregation of Duties (SOD) risk through user security and role remediation, SOD quantification, and the implementation of automated solutions like SAP Access Control (GRC) and SAP Access Violation Management by Greenlight (AVM). He has primarily lead SAP Security engagements and has implemented AVM for multiple global manufacturing companies over the past five years. John currently holds a CISA certification.


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