The Data Security Council of India (DSCI) hosted its 9th Best Practices Meet 2017 themed around ‘Cognitive Security’ on 22–23 June 2017 at ITC Gardenia, Bangalore. The event witnessed participation of senior leadership and mid-level management from both public sector units as well as large and small private players.
SECUDE appointed Ramakrishnan Ramani as new Head of global Marketing and Communications. Ramakrishnan will be based at the company’s Chennai office and will report to directly to Mr. Holger Hügel, Vice President Products and Services. Ramakrishnan has over 15 years of experience in journalism and communication.
Have you heard of the concept called Design Thinking? Yes? No? Okay. Its evangelists define it as “a proven and repeatable problem-solving protocol that any business or profession can employ to achieve extraordinary results.” Okay. But what does ‘Design Thinking’ have to do with data security? A lot. Really.
SECUDE announced the appointment of Mr. Holger Hügel as Vice President & Head of Global Product Management & Services for Europe, Middle East, and Asia. He would report directly to the Chairman, Dr. Heiner Kromer. Holger has 16+ years of experience in the SAP market. He will work from the company’s Walldorf office.
SECUDE announced the appointment of Mr. Andreas Opfer as Managing Director and Head of Sales for Europe, Middle East, and Asia (EMEA). He would be reporting directly to the Chairman of SECUDE AG, Dr. Heiner Kromer. Andreas brings with him over 20 years of core sales experience, many of which have been focused on SAP.
Touching lives at every milestone. The Banking and Financial Services Industry is perhaps the only industry that touches lives consistently and Digital Banking enables this. Such digital capabilities also carry immense risk. Just imagine if customer data is lost or stolen. The consequences are familiar.
Have you read the recent article by Warwick Ashford (Security Editor, ComputerWeekly.com) on the settlement that US retail giant Target paid for the 2013 data breach? Well, on records, it summed up to $220 million including legal fees and other associated costs. Maybe more. But what is key is – how did the data get out?
Many organizations recognize that protecting sensitive information is a critical part of business operations and are now taking steps to ensure strong data protection strategies are integrated into everyday business activities. However, many companies fail to identify the sensitive of data they are trying to protect.
“[…] If you’re not thinking holistically, not looking at a system-wide approach to SAP cybersecurity, you’re just not doing enough.” says Josh Greenbaum in his article ‘SAP, Cybersecurity and You’. That is the key – holistic thinking when it comes to SAP Data security. Unfortunately, not many security practitioners do so.
SECUDE expands its presence through partnership with DETECH as Exclusive Distributor for Turkey. Founded in 2002, Detech introduces the innovative IT technologies to the business environment of Turkey. Companies in Turkey increasingly use SAP and are looking for ways to secure sensitive IP beyond the ERP system.