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24-25
JUNE
2020

Data security for SAP .live

A virtual experience brought to you by EPI‑USE Labs – accessible anywhere

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Your SAP data security is more at risk than ever. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of this period of uncertainty, with remote working and overstretched IT teams increasing the risks of your data falling into the wrong hands. 

Our virtual conference zooms in on this challenge with a range of sessions you can’t afford to miss, from simple steps you can take now to reduce your risks, to in-depth discussions on data privacy compliance. 

Join industry experts and other companies like yours to find out how you can optimise your SAP security and keep your data safe.

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Join interactive presentations

Enjoy expert presentations from around the globe addressing different aspects of SAP security

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Engage in live Q&A sessions

Ask the presenters your questions in live Q&A sessions

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Learn from other clients

Find out how other organisations have solved challenges like yours

Event topics

Join the virtual conference to find out more about these key themes.

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Proactive SAP security

Be proactive. Protect your system in advance.

data-privacy-regulations

Data privacy regulations

Are you compliant with legislation like GDPR, CCPA and POPIA?

risk-management

Risk management

Mitigate your risks in an agile SAP environment.

secure-nonproduction-environments

Secure non-production environments

How can you scramble and mask identifiable information?

risk-monitoring

Risk monitoring

Who is looking at your sensitive SAP data?

grc

Governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC)

How to keep your business agile and secure.

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Threats to big business

Can you keep your data safe?        

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Security across your IT infrastructure

Mask and monitor across both SAP and non-SAP systems.

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COVID-19's impact on security

Address additional business risks during this period, such as remote working.

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Our speakers

Avinash Mathapati
SAP Security Architect and GDPR IT Project Manager, UK Manufacturing Company
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SAP Security Architect and GDPR IT Project Manager, UK Manufacturing Company
Avinash is an accomplished consultant with a track record of over 13 years in SAP security, internal audits, IT general control testing, GRC Access Controls, GDPR compliance and project management. He has a strong understanding of internal controls, the Segregation of Duties framework and data compliance. Avinash also has experience in SOX compliance and audits in the automobile, utility and manufacturing domains.
Bobby Jagdev
Independent SAP Architect
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Independent SAP Architect
Bobby is an independent SAP Technical Lead and Architect who has been pivotal to the success of several technology-enabled SAP transformation programmes. He has a wide range of experience across various industry sectors, with a broad background in both SAP application and infrastructure solution design.
Dennis Hallemeesch
Partner GRC Technology, KPMG Advisory
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Partner GRC Technology, KPMG Advisory
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennis-hallemeesch-0ba4194/
Dennis is leading the GRC Technology unit within KPMG Advisory NV. This unit focuses on embedding controls as part of ERP implementation projects. Besides defining internal control frameworks and embedding these within the organization, his team is responsible for implementing authorization concepts for SAP and Microsoft Dynamics 365. Dennis has been involved personally in over 50 SAP authorization implementations, and a large number of SAP segregation of duty remediations. Dennis has been responsible for multiple process control implementations to support the testing of internal controls, and the automated testing of IT controls.
Dudley Cartwright
CEO, Soterion
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CEO, Soterion
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dudley-cartwright-7ba2aa5/
With over 20 years of SAP Authorization experience, Dudley’s strong technical understanding combined with his sharp business knowledge has allowed him to implement security solutions of the highest quality for companies all around the world. Dudley has a passion for implementing “fit-for-purpose” value-added solutions – a philosophy that has become the cornerstone of Soterion’s mission.
Erik Simons
Senior Manager, KPMG
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Senior Manager, KPMG
Erik is a Senior Manager at KPMG Enterprise Solutions (SAP), focusing on SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business Integrations/ Separations. Erik has widespread business knowledge (Logistics, Manufacturing and Finance), gathered in an international environment. He has fulfilled different roles during SAP implementations, Mergers and Separations (including integration and process development in SAP MM, SD, FICO, Manufacturing etc.), developing his leadership skills and using his business knowledge to ensure delivery and acceptance.
Gericke Potgieter
Senior Data Analyst, EPI-USE Labs
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Senior Data Analyst, EPI-USE Labs
https://www.linkedin.com/in/knowledgeengineer/
Gericke is responsible for marketing systems management and data analytics at EPI-USE Labs. He is a qualified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer and has an MA in Socio-informatics (Decision Making Theory). He has spent most of his career in IT, strategy consulting and software development.
Hayley Levey
Associate, Commercial Law and Tax Division, VDT
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Associate, Commercial Law and Tax Division, VDT
https://www.linkedin.com/in/hayley-levey-682942127/
An Associate at VDT Attorneys Inc, Hayley’s interests lie in the commercial, corporate and contract fields. Her areas of expertise include corporate and commercial transactional work such as the establishment of companies and all ancillary documents. Her focus on the legal field of data protection enables her to share in-depth knowledge about POPIA, the data protection regulation for South Africa.
James Watson
SAP Landscape and Data Management Specialist, EPI-USE Labs
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SAP Landscape and Data Management Specialist, EPI-USE Labs
https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-watson-4a162a3b/
James is a senior consultant in the EPI-USE Labs Europe team, with 15 years of experience working specifically with SAP Utility implementations. He is currently involved in data migration and system landscape optimisation projects, while having a personal interest in data security and GDPR. James is blogging about GDPR and functional ISU information while sharing his long history of customer and project management.
Johann Haefele
CISO, EPI-USE Labs
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CISO, EPI-USE Labs
https://www.linkedin.com/in/johann-haefele-a34a822a/
Johann has an extensive background in information security, risk analysis and data privacy. He is currently overseeing the ISO27001:2013 and SOC 2 type 2 compliance for EPI-USE Labs. He also helps other companies within groupelephant.com to implement the requirements of the ISO27001 standard, and fosters a culture of information security throughout the group.
Laura Vetter
Chief Technologist, Evolutio
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Chief Technologist, Evolutio
https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-vetter-ba700780/
Laura is a certified Subject Matter Expert for both Splunk and Performance Monitoring Tools. She is particularly skilled in understanding how those tools can match the visibility, monitoring, alerting and reporting needs of Fortune 500 organizations. Laura is well-versed in pairing Splunk with other data-sets, SAP being one of them, with a deep understanding of the value proposition of pairing the capabilities of multiple tools together to take monitoring to the next level.
Michael De Boer
Partner Manager at DATPROF
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Partner Manager at DATPROF
Michael de Boer loves manipulating data and specializes in test data management. He brings consultants and technical software together, creating great customer solutions, and likes to share his experiences more widely.
Nick Achterberg
Senior Director Technical Services (SAP) with Endeavor
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Senior Director Technical Services (SAP) with Endeavor
Nick manages Endeavor's SAP environment, leading the technical teams in maintaining and evolving our SAP landscape to meet diverse needs across a number of Media, Entertainment, Events and Representation companies. Delivering reliable and intuitive solutions to solve business problems fast is what gets him going. Starting his SAP journey in 1997, initially as an ABAP developer and then Functional Analyst and Project Management, Nick has worked across a range of industry sectors, including recently Viacom, Paramount Pictures, IATA and NBC Universal in designing, developing and deploying integrated business solutions in the SAP ecosystem.
Paul Hammersley
SVP Landscape & Data Services, EPI-USE Labs
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SVP Landscape & Data Services, EPI-USE Labs
https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-hammersley-89554b2/
As Head of Landscape and Data Services, Paul's portfolio includes System Landscape Optimization, and his hands-on experience of implementing Data Sync Manager and helping clients to manage data across the breadth of their SAP landscape is unique. He has specialised knowledge about Data Security and how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacts companies running SAP.
Priya Rathore
Business Systems & Data Consultant - SAP SuccessFactors, UK Manufacturing Company
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Business Systems & Data Consultant - SAP SuccessFactors, UK Manufacturing Company
Priya started her career in the retail and private sectors in the capacity of HR generalist ten years ago. Previously, her roles focused on HR, but at the BBC she embraced working with SAP HCM and data quality management. Currently, she is working as a Senior Consultant in the SAP and SuccessFactors team of a prominent UK manufacturing company, as part of the Business systems delivery team for SAP
Ram Balasubramanian
Senior Manager, KPMG
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Senior Manager, KPMG
Ram is a technical architect with 13 years of experience in a wide range of ERP engagements such as implementation, roll-out, consolidation, data migration and upgrade projects. His expertise also includes large-scale business transformations, vanilla implementations, and spin-offs on the ERP platforms. Ram has designed and implemented SAP systems with a number of clients. His primary focus is on the SAP S/4HANA suite, and Integrations, Regulatory and compliance standards (IFRS, GDPR) solutions.
Rob Vleerbos
IT Team Lead
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IT Team Lead
As IT team Lead, Rob is responsible for SAP Basis and SAP development at ForFarmers. His team is also responsible for setting up and maintaining authorizations and security across the SAP landscape. Rob has 13 years of IT experience, which include various roll-outs, data migration, authorization and upgrade projects, both in functional and technical roles.
Roy Topham
Data Security Lead, EPI-USE Labs (UK and Europe)
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Data Security Lead, EPI-USE Labs (UK and Europe)
Roy is the Data Security Lead for EPI-USE Labs in the United Kingdom and Europe region. He has many years of experience as a SAP Security Consultant across different regions, and has experience with SOX certification and compliance, together with the design and implementation of SAP Security frameworks. Roy has used the Soterion software suite as an SAP Access Control Consulting tool and has implemented it at several SAP customers.
Warren Eiserman
Senior Vice President, EPI-USE Labs
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Senior Vice President, EPI-USE Labs
Warren is a Senior Vice President at EPI-USE Labs, and works within the product management team. With over 20 years of SAP experience, he has responsibility for our go-to-market and partner programmes. Warren is passionate about client experience, and lives by the EPI-USE Labs vision of 'Value through Innovation'.

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