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by Gary Byrne, Managing Editor, Financials Expert and SCM Expert June 28, 2013
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Tracy Levine, an SAP application consultant at itelligence, fields some questions about various stages of preparing for an SAP security audit.


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In this video Steve Biskie, managing director at High Water Advisors, discusses seven tips that show you how to use standard functionality in an SAP ERP system to identify security problems.


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by Steve Biskie, Managing Director, High Water Advisors March 28, 2013
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-- The standard SUIM security reporting transaction contains a useful, but often overlooked function that you can use to quickly highlight potential security discrepancies. Learn how to use this function, called Comparisons, to identify and then investigate any glaring problems.

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by Gary Byrne, Managing Editor, Financials Expert and SCM Expert October 24, 2012
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How an organization’s internal audit team assesses risk is a key concern of organizations, as evidenced by survey findings and reports by accounting industry groups. Steve Biskie, Managing Director at High Water Advisors, comments on this hot topic.

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Use this video to examine the practical realities and challenges of implementing a continuous controls monitoring (CCM) system in your SAP environment. Get best practices, based on the experience of hundreds of CCM implementations, to help you develop a sustainable controls monitor program and tackle common hurdles.

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by Steve Biskie, Managing Director, High Water Advisors March 26, 2010
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Learn the fundamentals about auditors and the audit process. See the primary categories of an SAP audit, and tips on some of the more problematic areas within one of these categories — the general computer controls audit.

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by Steve Biskie, Managing Director, High Water Advisors December 15, 2009
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Review a handful of varieties of controls and risks as related to SAP audits.

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by Anurag Barua, Independent SAP Advisor April 7, 2009
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SAP Solution Manager's features make it a challenging candidate for a system audit and review. Use this matrix to establish your approach to auditing SAP Solution Manager.

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by Steve Biskie, Managing Director, High Water Advisors February 15, 2009
SAP Professional Journal/Financials – 
To have an efficient and effective control design process, certain risk and control activities need to occur during the implementation process. These activities reduce the potential for audit issues and minimize future rework. By following this strategy you significantly increase the likelihood of having a successful implementation and a pain-free audit.

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by Steve Biskie, Managing Director, High Water Advisors December 15, 2008
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Having to go back and change your SAP system or your related business processes to deal with audit concerns takes time away from your daily operations and results in unnecessary distractions. By configuring your SAP system appropriately and designing your related business processes to effectively address your business risks, you can save significant effort. This article provides an overview of how to set up your SAP system properly the first time. Learn how understanding common business risks and typical audit concerns and carefully managing the SAP implementation process to account for these risks and concerns can eliminate nearly 90% of all issues found by auditors.

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by Steve Biskie, Managing Director, High Water Advisors November 15, 2008
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It’s audit time! Do your employees know what to do? You’re not alone if they don’t. There are books and newsletters and Web sites to tell your auditor what to do, but until now, nothing for the poor “auditee.” That’s about to change. This article, the first in a series, is designed to help SAP project managers, administrators, and users to understand the typical SAP-related audit requirements and to ready these individuals for their next SAP-related audit. You will find information about the primary categories of an SAP audit, as well as specific tips on the General Computer Controls (GCC) audit. No one likes an audit, but it’s a lot easier if you know what to expect.


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by Steve Biskie, Managing Director, High Water Advisors May 15, 2005
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The regulatory environment is not going away anytime soon. Recent corporate scandals have combined with public outcry over issues like privacy to create a business environment of heightened scrutiny. Your business, from the topmost layers of management oversight to the inner workings of your business processes, is subject to examination, and the neurocenter of your company information, your SAP system, must be prepared for the audit onslaught. This article shows SAP project teams a way to simplify the decisions and tasks required to address the mounting number of requirements posed by a rapidly increasing number of regulations, and how to navigate the array of potential interpretations of these regulations by management, lawyers, and auditors to ensure your effort passes audit scrutiny.