GRC: Case study: How Newport News Shipbuilding analyzed over 2,000 custom transactions in order to assess their impact on its control framework

  • by Deborah Rogers, Newport News Shipbuilding
  • March 10, 2019
Learn how Newport News Shipbuilding leveraged SAP access risk analysis to review over 2,000 custom transactions across 6,000 programs created with 15 million lines of custom code to assess their impact on its control framework.

Newport News Shipbuilding, an American shipbuilding company with more than 20,000 employees, has been running SAP ECC since the late 1990s in an environment with over 4,000 roles and 8,000 users. Learn how the firm leveraged SAP access risk analysis to review over 2,000 custom transactions across 6,000 programs created with 15 million lines of custom code to assess their impact on its control framework. Learn how Newport News Shipbuilding:

  • Prepared for the project through data collection and workshops to tap into institutional knowledge
  • Evaluated a long history of custom transactions and classified them in a repeatable fashion Used access risk analysis to create auditable evidence affirming its current system
  • Discovered tips and tricks to automate the assessment of custom transactions

Deborah Rogers

See more by this author


Comments

No comments have been submitted on this article. 


Please log in to post a comment.

To learn more about subscription access to premium content, click here.