For IT departments, security is a persistent concern. When it comes to SAP NetWeaver, identity management, securely integrating IT systems and getting return on investment (ROI) from security projects are all issues users contend with. This SearchSAP.com podcast covers these topics and offers a quick SAP TechEd 2007 preview from Andrew Dunning, director of solutions marketing for SAP NetWeaver user interface and security technology.
| SAP NetWeaver security and identity management
(:30) What's new in identity management?
(:50) An update on the MaXware acquisition.
(2:20) What does the growing importance of service-oriented architecture (SOA) mean for identity management?
(3:40) How can users take best advantage of TechEd?
(4:50) The foremost security issues for NetWeaver users.
(7:20) Do customers want greater ROI from their security technology?
(8:55) How will the identity management software market shake out?
(10:50) What is the relationship between governance, regulation and compliance (GRC); access control; and identity management?
(13:30) How important is identity management to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)?
Oracle and SAP square off on application security: Experts size up Oracle's and SAP's different takes on identity and access management while gauging the central threats to application security.
SAP NetWeaver Learning Guide SAP NetWeaver is the backbone of pretty much anything new from SAP. This SearchSAP.com guide introduces you to the basics of SAP NetWeaver: what it is, what it does and what you can expect from it in day-to-day usage.
SAP acquires MaXware, Wicom Communications: SAP will acquire European companies Wicom Communications and MaXware and bolster its contact center functionality.
Podcast: Governance, risk and compliance trends: In this podcast from Sapphire 2007, SearchSAP.com explores the latest in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) issues from SAP.
SAP adds risk components to compliance offerings: SAP is adding three new applications to address risk and compliance. The vendor is also integrating NetWeaver with Cisco's services-enabled network architecture.
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