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Macros and Malware: Why Microsoft Office’s Latest Vulnerabilities Put SAP at Risk

Dec 12, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

For decades, businesses and individuals have turned to Microsoft Office to create documents, spreadsheets, databases, and more. And as new cybersecurity threats have arisen, Microsoft has issued updates and patches to address those threats.

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Ensuring SAP File Format Integrity: MIME Type Checks

Nov 23, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Part of what makes SAP so convenient is the ability for external users, like suppliers or job applicants, to upload files. This feature, however, can be a double-edged sword: While legitimate users can upload purchase orders and resumes, cyberattackers can upload files laden with malware.

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How Much Could SAP Cybersecurity Breaches Cost Your Company?

Nov 13, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

We’ve all encountered instances of a malware attack on a friend’s or relative’s home computer — or even on our own. Personal cybersecurity breaches can be inconvenient and distressing, especially if they result in frustrating identity theft or ransomware.

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Cybersecurity Fail: How Not to Be the Next Equifax

Oct 30, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

October is cybersecurity awareness month. We look at Equifax’s cybersecurity nightmare and how your SAP system may put you at similar risk.

It has been only about a month since Equifax went public with news of a security breach that affected over half of the adults in the U.S., and no small number of people in Canada and the U.K.  If that wasn’t bad enough, however, now comes news that visitors to the site were directed to fake Flash update ads that downloaded malware.

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Announcement: bowbridge to Present at SAPinsider Events

Oct 19, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Staying on top of SAP cybersecurity requires unceasing vigilance. This year’s SAPinsider Events offer an excellent opportunity to learn the latest news on the industry’s biggest threats and smartest best practices.

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Where Cybercrime Against SAP is Bought and Sold

Oct 17, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. We take a look at the explosive growth of cybercrime as a service and how it puts your SAP system at risk.

We live in an age where we can outsource just about anything. From virtual assistants to lawn care services, all it takes is a quick online search to find people willing to do the jobs we want to offload.

Even if that job is cybercrime.

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A Bad Cup of Java: Why Active Content Can Threaten SAP With XSS Attack

Oct 11, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Technology security professionals see a staggering variety of cyberattacks and are constantly on guard for new threats on the horizon. But even the most weathered IT pro feels a rise in blood pressure when they hear this phrase: cross-site scripting.

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SAP Security News: SAP Addresses E-Recruiting Vulnerability

Sep 21, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

SAP recently issued a security note addressing a vulnerability in the SAP E-Recruiting application:

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Alert: New SAP Security Notes on CRM and SRM Applications

Aug 29, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Many businesses rely on SAP CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) applications to manage workflows, standardize processes and centralize data. But, while these applications are eminently useful, they might be putting your business at risk.

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Why Even the Best Anti-Virus Program Can’t Protect SAP Systems

Aug 7, '17 / by Joerg Schneider-Simon

Petya. No-Petya. WannaCry. Locky. The names alone are enough to make any IT professional’s senses leap to high alert.

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