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SAP bug returns to cause mischief

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, May 11, 2016.

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    RSS New Member Member

    After spending about two decades in the trenches I ran across all sorts of IT implementations. One of the ones that always caused me some heartburn was SAP. The running joke that I heard more than a few times was that when you purchase SAP you receive a large box. When you would open that box several hundred consultants would step out.

    But, SAP is a tool that is very effective but, security is not always at the forefront. Today an advisory was released by the folks at Onapsis in conjunction with the US-CERT.

    From Reuters:

    SAP fixed the issue, but left the decision over whether to switch off an easy access setting up to its customers, who may sometimes place a higher priority on keeping their business-critical SAP systems running than on applying security updates.

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