Security Automation for HR Authorizations
Authorization concepts in SAP systems
Since the introduction of the security policy in SAP NetWeaver 7.31, this report has changed. In older releases, instead of the security policy overview, a profile parameter selection page is offered in the report's startup screen. If you select Show Profile Parameters in this selection view, you will see an overview of the Profile Parameters settings in the upper half of the screen. Here you should pay particular attention to the setting of the parameter login/no_ automatic_user_sapstar and check its setting even after the switch to the security policy.
The topic-related audit structures are created based on area menus. On the one hand, SAP default audit structures are offered, and on the other hand, you have the possibility to create custom audit structures as area menus. The advantage of the audit structures as area menus is that you can use existing area menus or simply create new area menus. The SE43 transaction gives you an overview of the existing area menus; It is also used to maintain and transport area menus.
Mitigating GRC risks for SAP systems
For simplicity, we want to explain this example by using the PFCG_TIME_DEPENDENCY background job. This job calls the report RHAUTUPD_NEW or can be executed directly with the transaction PFUD. Imagine that there's no transactional code for this job yet.
Documents: The documents in the audit structure describe the audit steps. You can create them in accordance with your audit requirements. You can recognise documents by the symbol. Double-click on this icon to open the document.
With "Shortcut for SAP systems" you can automate the assignment of roles after a go-live.
SAP Basis refers to the administration of SAP system that includes activities like installation and configuration, load balancing, and performance of SAP applications running on Java stack and SAP ABAP. This includes the maintenance of different services related to database, operating system, application and web servers in SAP system landscape and stopping and starting the system. Here you can find some useful information about SAP Basis: www.sap-corner.de.
These vulnerabilities can, in the worst case scenario, open the door to external and internal intruders.
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The four important concepts of SAP security first require a certain amount of effort.