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Cybersecurity Threats to SAP Systems


Businesses today are in a constant state of digital transformation. SAP software plays a key role in driving this transformation by offering comprehensive solutions that boost efficiency, scalability, and innovation throughout the entire enterprise.
As the value of your SAP infrastructure grows, so do security threats. A rise in ransomware attacks, along with new privacy laws designed to protect personal data, means securing your SAP environment is more crucial than ever. Security breaches can result in downtime, high costs, and damage to your organization’s reputation.

In 2023, the focus of cybersecurity strategies for SAP systems shifted away from ransomware and malware attacks to addressing unpatched systems, concentrating on addressing system vulnerabilities over attack vectors.
Exploring the details behind these changes, SAPinsider revealed some interesting year-over-year trends during its third year of research on cybersecurity threats. Increasing regulatory compliance requirements, hybridization of environments, and economic pressures all played a role in influencing this shift in thinking.

Download the SAPinsider report Cybersecurity Threats to SAP Systems to:

  • Take a holistic view of your cybersecurity strategies to make sure they address the current threat vectors and challenges.
  • Create a patch management plan for your SAP systems and build in time for implementation.
  • Implement a strategy to respond to breaches and attacks.

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