Report Looks at Security Misconceptions of Moving ERP to Cloud

According to a Cloud Security Alliance study sponsored by Onapsis and released on Jan. 11, 69 percent of organizations are moving data for popular enterprise resource planning platforms including SAP and Oracle to the cloud, but there are still a number of misconceptions about security.

ERP Security Firm Onapsis Acquires Competitor Virtual Forge

Onapsis, a company specializing in cybersecurity and compliance solutions for enterprise resource planning (ERP) products, on Wednesday announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire competitor Virtual Forge.

Latest Cloud Security Alliance Study Exposes Details on ERP Applications and Cloud Adoption

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, released the findings from the first research survey on “Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Applications and Cloud Adoption.” The study offers greater insight into cloud preparation and migration, the features and benefits gained, and the security and privacy challenges for ERP systems in a cloud environment.

Most organizations are migrating data for ERP apps to the cloud

According to a Cloud Security Alliance survey, 69 percent of organizations are migrating data for popular ERP applications to the cloud, moving to major cloud infrastructure-as-a-service providers, with the overwhelming majority, almost 90 percent, stating that these applications are business-critical.

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