Onapsis Inc. and PwC establish alliance to provide Onapsis X1 capabilities to PwC's customers
Onapsis expands reach to the global SAP market
Boston, MA and New York, NY – April 11, 2013 – Onapsis Inc. the leading provider of solutions to protect ERP systems from cyber-attacks, and PwC, global audit and assurance, tax, and consulting services firm, announced an alliance based on the only product certified by SAP AG for SAP application security assessments to PwC's global SAP customers. This joint business relationship expands Onapsis’ reach to the global SAP market, and allows PwC to provide certified and holistic security audits of SAP applications to their customers and end users.
Onapsis X1 is the industry’s first comprehensive solution for the automated application security assessment of SAP systems. Backed by the frequent updates from the Onapsis Research Labs, Onapsis X1 detects insecure SAP ABAP and Java configurations, missing SAP Security Notes and patches, dangerous user authorizations and insecure interfaces between SAP systems. Following Onapsis X1’s detailed mitigation procedures, customers can increase the security level of their platform, decrease business fraud risks and enforce modern compliance requirements.
The companies announced their partnership during the session ‘Preventing Cyber Attacks: How to Address 11 Risks that Could Leave Your SAP System Vulnerable’ at the SAP Insider’s SAP-GRC conference last week, hosted by Onapsis’ CEO, Mariano Nunez.
“We are excited to enable PwC with the ability to enhance its outstanding SAP controls, security, compliance and GRC capabilities through our innovative SAP-certified solutions. This alliance is solid proof of the industry's demand for holistic SAP application security assessments and compliance audits; solidifying Onapsis' position as the leading vendor in the market,” mentioned Mr. Nunez.
Cynthia McConathy, Director - Risk Assurance, and Bob Clark, Partner - US ERP Security, Controls and GRC Solutions, led the initiative at PwC. "PwC and Onapsis are pleased to announce our joint business relationship. This tool brings a new level of efficiency to PwC's end to end security capabilities for SAP customers," commented Mr. Clark.
Onapsis provides the most comprehensive solutions for securing business-critical applications. As the leading experts in SAP cyber-security, Onapsis’ enables security and audit teams to have visibility, confidence and control of advanced threats, cyber-risks and compliance gaps targeting their enterprise applications
Headquartered in Boston, MA., Onapsis serves over 160 Global 2000 customers, including 10 top retailers, 20 top energy firms and 20 top manufacturers. Onapsis’ solutions are also the de-facto standard for leading consulting and audit firms such as Accenture, IBM, Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG and PwC.
Onapsis solutions include the Onapsis Security Platform, which is the most widely-used SAP-certified cyber-security solution in the market. Unlike generic security products, Onapsis’ context-aware solutions deliver both preventative vulnerability and compliance controls, as well as real-time detection and incident response capabilities to reduce risks affecting critical business processes and data. Through open interfaces, the platform can be integrated with leading SIEM, GRC and network security products, seamlessly incorporating SAP applications into existing vulnerability, risk and incident response management programs.
These solutions are powered by the Onapsis Research Labs which continuously provide leading intelligence on security threats affecting SAP systems. Experts of the Onapsis Research Labs were the first to lecture on SAP cyber-attacks and have uncovered and helped fix hundreds of security vulnerabilities to-date affecting SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA and SAP Mobile deployments.