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Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Manage controls confidently with governance, risk, and compliance

Adapt quickly to changes in the economy, technology, and regulations with governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) features that strengthen your business. Simplify GRC with automated functions that integrate with your existing processes.
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Three Lines of Defence

Allow different parts of the organisation to work together cohesively with an integrated framework.  Reliably protect the business while addressing uncertainty. Automate and monitor risk, control, and audit processes and increase confidence with consistent policies and sustained compliance.

Access Governance

Streamline the process of managing and validating user access to applications and data – in the cloud or on premise – with tools that help you manage access risk and roles, automate provisioning and user certifications, and streamline reviews of emergency access activity. Anticipate the financial impact of violations with powerful analytics. 

International Trade

Improve global trade operations while supporting ongoing compliance with tools that help streamline the cross-border supply chain. Reduce costs, lower the risk of trade penalties and fines, and clear outbound and inbound customs quickly by embedding risk management into trade processes and supply network operations.

Solve your specific governance, risk, and compliance needs

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Manage risk with three lines of defence

Provide a unified outlook to the board on risk exposure and compliance status and reliably achieve business objectives.

Streamline access analysis

Gain insight into employees’ data and application access with real-time visualisations. Monitor and optimise access with live data.

Run your business worldwide

Centrally manage global trade and enable a high-velocity supply chain with a single, secure repository for all legal, compliance, and regulatory data and content. 

Choose your SAP software for the three lines of defence

SAP Risk Management

Get detailed insight into how risk drivers can impact your business value and reputation with a powerful enterprise risk management solution that supports risk identification, assessment, analysis, and monitoring. Make responsible, risk-aware decisions and monitor the effectiveness of risk responses.

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Assessment of potential risk impact
  • Effectiveness tracking with reports and analytics
  • Key risk indicators

SAP Process Control

Simplify your internal control program and gain confidence with automated control and compliance management. Utilise continuous control monitoring, streamline testing, and reduce risk with real-time insight into control status and key issues.

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Scalable support for multiple internal controls
  • Continuous controls monitoring
  • Support for compliance management

SAP Audit Management

Streamline internal audit activities with mobile capabilities that make it easy to document evidence, organise work papers, and create audit reports. Improve audit quality with analytical capabilities and align with the business on key risks and controls to provide trusted insight and advice.

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Global monitoring and follow-up
  • Mobile features and drag-and-drop tools
  • Maximised staff utilisation and resource planning 

SAP Business Integrity Screening

Improve fraud detection and prevention with features that scan large volumes of data in real time, with increased accuracy. Detect anomalous activity faster using flexible rule sets and predictive analyses that can help uncover potential fraud patterns.

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Fraud and anomaly detection and compliance checks
  • Alert investigation
  • Detection enhancement with predictive analytics 

Choose your SAP software for access governance

SAP Access Control

Streamline the process of managing and validating user access with governance software that automates user provisioning and helps you certify access to applications and data. Enforce governance by embedding preventative policy checks and monitoring emergency access. 

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Automatic detection and remediation of access violations
  • Self-service access requests
  • Automated reviews of user access

SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance

Improve identity and access management and deliver an intuitive sign-on experience using comprehensive identity management and access governance features. Simplify identity management in complex environments with an intuitive, dashboard-driven interface.

  • Cloud deployment
  • Simple access governance
  • Intuitive user experience
  • Adaptive and scalable 

SAP Enterprise Digital Rights Management by NextLabs

Give your business users and partners 24/7 access to company data – while protecting trade secrets and intellectual property – by adding rich edit- or view-only permissions to files. Allow users to securely share files of any type, from any device, without installing client software. 

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Secure access to data
  • Safe collaboration with partners and mobile employees
  • Stringent usage reporting and auditing

SAP Access Violation Management by Greenlight

Control access risk and assess its financial impact using integrated technology that automates risk identification. Reduce manual control efforts and eliminate false positives with exception-based monitoring controls and tracking functionality. 

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Monitoring of violation cost and impact
  • Decreased manual control efforts
  • Centralised monitoring, investigation tracking, and resolution of violations

Choose your SAP software for international trade management

SAP Global Trade Services

Accelerate your cross-border supply chain by automating and streamlining trade processes so you can control costs, reduce the risk of penalties and fines, and clear customs faster. Centralise global trade management with a single repository for all compliance master data and content. 

  • On-premise or cloud deployment
  • Comprehensive import and export management
  • Management of free-trade agreements and customs procedures
  • Self-filing and broker communication 

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decrease in security risk level with a consolidated governance model.

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decrease in audit cycle time with automated and continuous management of controls.

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Adopt Three Lines of Defence technology to manage GRC

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To boost the effectiveness of the three lines of defence approach, half of all organisations surveyed are expanding their use of or are planning to implement a variety of tools and technologies.

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