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Scapa Achieves Full Control Over Segregation Of Duties With Pathlock’s Access Governance Solution  

Scapa
Scapa
ERP SYSTEM SAP
Industry Healthcare
Pathlock Solution Access Governance Logging & Monitoring

Overview

Compelled to address SoD issues within the company – specifically on order to cash and procure to pay processes – Scapa set out to find an affordable solution for long-term monitoring and management. Scapa was discouraged to realize that the market-available options required integration into SAP, long implementation, and SAP expertise. In need for immediate results and concerned of overloading its SAP system, Scapa could not afford a time-consuming implementation process or any change to its SAP system. After searching the market at length, Scapa was finally introduced to Pathlock’s Access Governance solution, which best answered their demands. Pathlock’s solution is installed externally to SAP and requires no SAP consultants or additional expenses other than license costs. Furthermore, it is uniquely implemented within days, delivering immediate results, and offering fully automated processes for achieving full control over SoD violations. 

Results

After extensive testing, Scapa chose Pathlock’s solution as its preferred SoD management tool. Following just two days of implementation and training, our solution was up and running, monitoring, alerting, and delivering results as expected. Scapa was able to immediately receive an analysis report of the company’s existing SoD issues, while our access governance solution began learning the actual behavior of all users on all systems. After only a few weeks, our solution delivered continuous monitoring, immediate alerts, and notifications of new SoD violations and high-risk activities throughout the organization. Scapa was able to easily implement SoD on order to cash and procure to pay processes, identifying irregular usage behavior or high-risk profile assignments, and maintaining an overall proactive approach to security and control. 

Benefits

  • Reliable and accurate auditing, management and alerting of SoD violations
  • Automated, ongoing real-time monitoring of all users and activities:
  • See what users actually run
  • Find out who uses SAP the most
  • bserve who has never run a transaction
  • User behavior-based analysis and profiling for enhanced security and control
  • Matrix-based reports for facilitating user training

“Choosing Pathlock’s solution for our organization has proven to be an excellent decision. We have now maintained control over Segregation of Duties, locating any sensitive accounts and identifying the actual user and exact time of use. These achievements were essential for protecting our SAP investment, as well as for ensuring successful audits in the future. Pathlock solicits ideas from customers to guarantee that the user’s perspective comes first. Pathlock uniquely takes users’ requests and suggestions from the field to the practical level, and on various occasions our suggestions have been included in Pathlock’s Access Governance Solution.” 

Richard Symes, SAP Competence Manager, Scapa