Cybersecurity: Case study: How Merck KGaA closed the gap between its enterprise SAP landscape and cybersecurity monitoring and incident response teams

  • by Branden Newman, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany
  • March 11, 2019
Learn how the Merck Group (Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany) integrated its global SAP landscape into its existing 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) monitoring and incident response processes.

Learn how the Merck Group (Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany), the oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company in the world, integrated its global SAP landscape into its existing 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) monitoring and incident response processes. Learn how the company took 2 valuable teams, which traditionally operated in silos, and brought them together in a way that better protects against potential cyber attacks. Attend this session to:

  • Learn how Merck KGaA addressed the challenges of the alignment, including the disparate knowledge bases of its security and SAP teams
  • Discover how the company leveraged its existing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platform and cybersecurity resources to detect and respond to SAP security events
  • Understand how Merck KGaA used a process based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to establish clear roles, responsibilities, and processes for responding to noncompliant activity and attacks on the SAP landscape

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