KuppingerCole gives CSI tools an innovation leadership and product leadership position
Herent, August 25, 2015. CSI tools is a solution provider for SAP access governance solutions. By providing insight into real SAP vulnerabilities and delivering solutions to improve the risk and security posture of the organization’s SAP environment.
CSI tools provides analytic control solutions that audit and monitor SAP environments, manage and validate authorizations, enables compliant user provisioning and build roles automatically (also via reverse engineering) tuned to the organizations security requirements and business needs.
KuppingerCole is a top European global Analyst Company focusing on Information Security and Identity and Access Management (IAM). In its July 2015 Leadership Compass of the KuppingerCole Report, analysts Matthias Reinwarth and Martin Kuppinger have examined the control of business oriented processes by applying SoD rules, the management of privileged users (including mechanisms of well-defined ad hoc access in case of emergency), the versatility of implemented role modeling capabilities, quality and size of the provided rule base and the provided functionality for the implementation of life-cycle and workflow processes including certification, recertification and attestation.
By adding the right Access Control components to their SAP infrastructure, organizations can significantly improve enterprise risk management and corporate compliance with applicable laws and regulations. KuppingerCole has included CSI tools in their leadership compass “Access Control / Governance for SAP Environments”.
CSI tools has been granted a product and innovation leadership position in the Access Control / Governance for SAP Environments leadership compass, where the analysts specifically looked at the functional strength and completeness of our 2014 suite (CSI Authorization Auditor 2014, CSI Role Build & Manage 2014, CSI Emergency Request and CSI Automated Request Engine 2014).
“CSI tools deliver a highly interesting solution providing a broad overall coverage of functionality for organizations looking into Access Governance for SAP environments. The CSI tools product suite with its functionalities for SAP Access Governance, role design, user activity monitoring and the handling of emergency access which can be deployed in various scenarios” Matthias Reinwarth, Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole.
CSI tools’ was recognized for her impressive out-of-the-box functionality providing immediate results from sophisticated analytics. The software implements a large set of innovative additional functionalities, including, e.g., user activity monitoring, the ability to define normal usage and identify deviations therefrom, and role mining including the analysis and redesign of roles.
“CSI tools promotes analyzing, reporting and remediation on the real risks and vulnerabilities for access governance in SAP and delivers complete solutions for this. We are very happy and proud that KuppingerCole recognizes our unique features and effective approach. With this innovation and product leadership position we can continue spreading the word and help organizations with their SAP access governance”- Johan Hermans, CEO CSI tools
CSI tools gives her customers guidance to simplify the complexity of SAP security with an unique approach. We are very happy and proud that KuppingerCole recognizes our unique features and effective approach. The innovation and product leadership position empowers us to continue to prove that SAP security can be extremely simplified.”- Johan Hermans, CEO CSI tools.
KuppingerCole is a Europe-based analyst company for identity focused on information security, both in classical and in cloud environments and founded in 2004. KuppingerCole analyzes the information security market segments, covering all relevant aspects like Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC), IT Risk Management, Authentication and Authorization, Single Sign-On, Federation, User Centric Identity Management, eID cards, Cloud Security and Management, and Virtualization.
About CSI tools
CSI tools has been on the market with their solutions for SAP access governance since 1997 and provides analytic control solutions that audit and monitor SAP environments, manage and validate authorizations, and build roles tuned to the organizations security requirements and business needs.
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