Monday, 25 May 2020 11:10

SecurityBridge - Highlights of release 4.73

The product development team and our dedicated security consultants have been working hard to release the next minor update for the SecurityBridge suite. Our customers can find the full details within the release notes, available via the ABEX online knowledgebase.

Cybersecurity for SAP©

Our SecurityBridge platform is a holistic cybersecurity suite for Netweaver, fully integrated with SAP. Based on the NIST Framework, SecurityBridge enables SAP customers to Identify, Detect and Respond to cyber threats. Don't wait until your company becomes the victim of a cyber attack, protect yourself now.

Summary of Highlights
Included in Minor-Release v4.73

The following new features were released on Friday 22nd May 2020. This version is a minor release update after the recent 4.7 major release that contained the Security & Compliance Monitor.

  • A brand new HyperLogging module has been released, which enables you to log all events of a particular user across your SAP landscape.
  • New incident management API’s have been released
  • Java Audit Log support
  • Updates for SAP Patchday May
  • Confirm the end of system maintenance
  • Improved user-experience with smart navigation to related checks
  • Predefined event filters


Event Monitor

HyperLogging enables SecurityBridge to track all actions of a particular, across all systems of your landscape. Hyperlogging can be activated automatically as an action to a security critical event. E.g. When there is a SAP_ALL assignment SecurityBridge will record all events before, during and after the critical authorization assignment. This enables you to have full and audit compliant insight into all actions executed. In an upcoming major release, a dedicated HyperLogging Fiori app will become available.

SecurityBridge enhanced trace mode
Security Event Monitor - Hyperlogging activated


Saved Searches
Event Monitor

The SecurityBridge Event Monitor now allows end-users to store selection filters for personal or global use. It is possible create a set of saved searches.

SecurityBridge saved searches
Security Event Monitor - Store your searches


Announce System Maintenance
Threat Detection for SAP©

At times an SAP instance goes for regular maintenance a series of admin actions are conducted that trigger security events. These are valid but they shall not trigger investigation actions within the Security Operation Center. SecurityBridge now allows to announce a maintenance period so events can be suppressed during this timeframe. Security relevant actions remain documented without generating alert fatigue.

SecurityBridge announced maintenance
Security Event Monitor - Announced maintenance


Detection Pattern updates
caused by SAP Patchday


Identification patterns for vulnerabilities published by SAP Patchday in May are already included within our latest SecurityBridge release. A good number of potential exploits can be identified, which will help prioritizing the implementation of patches.


Incident Management


A set of API services have been released for integrating ITSM Solutions with the SecurityBridge Incident Management application. For details please do check the online knowledge base.


JAVA Audit Log
Threat Detection for SAP©


The Audit Log for JAVA agents now has a dedicated event listener. SAP NetWeaver JAVA instances can therefore easily be connected with your Security Operation Center. JAVA events have the exact same capabilities as events originating from an ABAP based system, offering full integration with the action framework.

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Ivan Mans

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