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5 Reasons SAP Security Matters

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SAP enterprise applications play a mission-critical role at countless organizations around the world, yet relatively little is discussed about the potential consequences of successful cyberattacks on these apps.

Unlike the continuous spotlight on Windows vulnerabilities -- and increasingly on Android malware -- flaws in enterprise platforms like SAP have remained largely under the radar despite the potentially bigger consequences of an attack.

New research conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of Onapsis Inc., shows that a majority of IT and IT security professionals are aware of the risks of a SAP cyber breach but that senior executives are underestimating it greatly. Of the 607 technology professionals that Ponemon surveyed, 60% feared that the impact of an attack on their SAP applications would be catastrophic. But only 21% of senior leadership were aware of the risk or shared that concern.