Press Release: Xiting Authorizations Management Suite (XAMS) SP12

XITING Announces a New Release of the Xiting Authorizations Management Suite (XAMS), Its Flagship Automation and Security Solution for SAP Systems.…

By Michael Kummer

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How much do you know about SAP Security? Do you know what you don't know? To help you identify those areas, Xiting has launched the SAP Security Challenge with a monthly quiz to test your knowledge. Stay tuned and follow our blog to broaden your skillset.

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We will publish a new quiz every first of the month, consisting of ten (10) questions. Participants can submit their answers anytime between the first and last day of the month. The winner will be announced on the first day of the following month via newsletter and on our blog.

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SAP Security Challenge - November 2017

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Can SAP authorizations go beyond the transaction code level?
When do you use table AGR_1251 and for what?
Where can we find the user's last logon details?
Transaction is used to maintain authorizations default values that are checked during the execution of a particular transaction code.
Which tools are part of the initiative Compliant Identity and Role Management (CIRM) from SAP and its partner Xiting?
Which transaction do you use to lock or unlock transactions globally?
What's the default password for SAP standard user SAP* in new clients (others than 000, 001, 066)?
An RFC ABAP Type 3 connection is created between two systems using SM59. During an RFC call, what authorization object will definitely be checked in the target system?
How can we find "parameterized" transaction? For example: how can we find that SMY1 is a parameter transaction of SM34?
What are the cons of indirect role assignments? In an indirect role assignment scenario, authorization roles (and profiles) are attached to positions, employees, or organizational units in the organization structure. The end user gains access through the assignment to the position in the HR organization.

SAP Access Control (GRC) Risk Owner and Mitigating Control Owner Mass Maintenance

SAP has released the long-awaited Mass Maintenance of Risk Owners, and Mitigation Control Owners feature with Support Package 18 (see SAP…

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Comparison of SAP Role Design Concepts

This article compares three different SAP role design concepts and explains the pros and cons of each approach. These are single…

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