Maintaining Authorization Objects (Transaction SU21)
Hash values of user passwords
In addition, authorization concepts ensure that employees do not create beautiful balances and thus cause damage to stakeholders and tax authorities. Misuse of SAP authorizations becomes more difficult and the company is thus protected from significant financial damage as well as reputational damage.
Package Privileges permissions: Package Privileges are permissions that control access to development packages in the SAP HANA database. Packages contain design-time versions of objects that can be transported with this package via a delivery unit and thus made available to other systems.
No matter what the reason, it is quickly said that a new authorization concept is needed. But this is not always the case. And if it is, the question is which authorization concept in SAP HCM is the right one. Yes, exactly which concept, because in SAP HCM there are three ways to implement an authorization concept.
Like all other security issues, SAP authorizations must be integrated into the framework used. The risks associated with incorrectly assigned authorizations must be classified as very high. The definition of a holistic governance, risk and compliance management system is required. This ensures that risks are recorded, analyzed, evaluated, coordinated and forwarded within the company at an early stage. Accordingly, the risks arising from incorrectly assigned SAP authorizations or from a lack of a process for monitoring authorizations are also included here.
During go-live, the assignment of necessary authorizations is particularly time-critical. The "Shortcut for SAP systems" application provides functions for this purpose, so that the go-live does not get bogged down because of missing authorizations.
These include the user ID, function block, and number of calls.
Based on our many years of experience, we have developed best-practice procedures so that we can support you quickly and cost-effectively both with initial implementations and with challenges during ongoing operations.