Carlisle Construction Materials
Value Achieved in Automated Controls in an SAP Environment
Business processes and technology change at a rapid pace. In the context of change, internal controls over financial reporting, regulatory requirements (e.g., SOX), internal and external auditors, and fraud risk put increased pressure on corporations to ensure ERP systems are secure and access control risks are managed in the context of a dynamic business environment. Segregation of duties (SoD), inherited rights, critical and super user access, and changes to roles are too much for today’s organization to manage adequately in manual processes. To address access control risk, organizations are establishing an access control and SoD strategy with process and technology to build and maintain an access control program that balances business agility, control, and security to mitigate risk, reduce loss/exposure, and satisfy auditors and regulators while enabling users to perform their jobs. Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM) is a case in point. Due to consistently poor audit findings, CCM knew their SAP environment was not audit ready or in a healthy state of compliance. To address this problem, CCM evaluated and purchased the ControlPanelGRC® Access Controls Suite in late 2013 and completed their remediation efforts in 2014. ControlPanelGRC is a Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solution provider of automated and continuous control monitoring and enforcement for SAP environments. ControlPanelGRC automates time-consuming tasks associated with compliance reporting and audit support through rapid implementation, integration with SAP, reporting and analytics, and an intuitive user experience.
- Growing Need for Automated Access Control & Segregation of Duties
- Carlisle Construction Materials
- Value Achieved in Automated Controls in an SAP Environment
- The Challenge Carlisle Construction Materials Faced
- Solution to Carlisle Construction Material’s Problem
- Value Achieved in GRC Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Agility
- GRC Efficiency Value
- GRC Effectiveness Value
- GRC Agility Value
- GRC 20/20’s Final Perspective
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- Research Methodology
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