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This opens up new possibilities for SAP administration. Basic services, for example, can also be rented from SAP or obtained from an external service provider as part of managed services.
Customers with such a case regularly contact us. Creating a Permission Concept from the ground up is often a time-consuming task. Furthermore, the know-how, which aspects should be dealt with in an authorisation concept and how the corresponding processes can look practical and at the same time audit-proof is often lacking. Our solution: tool-based generation of an individual, written authorisation concept In this situation, we have recommended to our customers the tool-based generation of a written authorisation concept directly from the SAP system. We use the XAMS Security Architect tool, with which we have had good experiences. This includes a template for a revision-proof and comprehensible, written authorisation concept. It includes established best practices for role and entitlement management. The template covers all relevant areas in a permission concept. The included text of the authorisation concept is completely customisable, so that the concept can be tailored to your situation without creating a permission concept from scratch. Dynamically update the written authorisation concept One of the biggest challenges after the development of an authorisation concept is to keep it up to date in the long term and to measure the sustainable implementation in the system. This is achieved by integrating live data such as configuration settings and defined rules directly from the connected system. For example, lists of existing roles or user groups and tables are read from the system each time the document is generated and updated in the permission concept. The following screenshot shows an example of what the appearance in the concept document might look like. Automatically check and monitor compliance with the concept To check compliance with the concept, the XAMS Security Architect includes extensive inspection tools. These cover the rules formulated in the concept and are suitable for measuring the extent to which the reality in the system meets the requirements formulated in the concept.
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SAP, as one of the world's leading software providers with over 100,000 employees, represents a central component of their system landscape for many companies. Thanks to the many different modules, such as "Finance" and "Human Capital Management", as well as the wide range of customization options, a broad field of professions and possible areas of focus has opened up here in almost 50 years.
In order to make a transaction in cryptocurrencies, you do not have to let your bank know about it as you would for "normal" money, but you have to use the Private Key to prove that you own the coins. The transaction looks like a piece of the puzzle. Half of the puzzle piece consists of information about the coin set, time and public address of the sender or receiver. The other half is the signature of the private key belonging to the sent public address. Both halves make this piece unique. Changing only one piece of information would completely change the whole transaction or the appearance of the puzzle piece. This transaction is transferred to the network or to the miner and is checked for correctness first. If everything fits, the transaction will be sent to other miners who will do the same. Otherwise, the transaction is ignored. Miners try to integrate the transactions into a block. This is called mining and we have described it so that the miners put the puzzle pieces together into a puzzle (block). A small part of a block to be integrated follows from the block that was previously mined. If all miners accept the correctness of a completed block, they will all work the next one immediately. The puzzle (block) is fixed and is irrevocably connected to the block before or after. The blocks form a chain and are called blockchain, which contains all the transactions that have ever been made and is visible and unchangeable by everyone. In doing so, blockchain replaces a central institution and avoids double-spending, which ultimately gives value to a cryptocurrency. Smart Contracts The biggest advance compared to Bitcoin and similar applications is that second-generation blockchains, such as Ethereum, use the so-called Turing-Complete script language Solidity. This enables calculations to be made within the blockchain. While Bitcoin allows only rudimentary multi-signature functions, Ethereum opens the door to much more complex operations called smart contracts. Smart contracts are contracts in which a decentralised blockchain ensures their unchangeability and execution.
For administrators, a useful product - "Shortcut for SAP Systems" - is available in the SAP basis area.
We install, administer, configure, troubleshoot and optimize your SAP system.
Here there are various services offered today by the SAP basis, which are more closely related to application, such as control of background processing, transport or also the automation of certain activities.