As a number of malicious programs (malware) is growing, the need for adequate protection against the risk of damage or loss of data is increasing. Corporate operating systems should be protected against various kinds of viruses, worms and other threats. Normally, organizations use antivirus tools for scanning at the level of files.
With the expansion of the scope of malware activity, the requirements regarding antivirus applications are increasing. This results in a risk for the SAP system itself.
More than 50% of the security notes published by SAP concern vulnerabilities that may allow for logging into the system. Viruses attacking SAP can, for example, steal passwords entered by users, and other confidential information, block access to websites, damage the operating system or boot sectors. SAP systems are the basic and most critical systems for ensuring the business continuity in organizations, and like other applications, they require frequent patches in order to optimize processes. This in turn generates the need for granting permissions to the system to third parties and thus increases the risk of storing and spreading unwanted software in SAP systems.
Every day, the SAP application is processing a lot of documents that can be transferred ...