You run the company’s most critical business processes on the SAP systems. SAP systems contains the HBI (High Business Impact) data like financial, payroll, employee, etc. This data must be secured for the usage and hence securing your SAP real estate is the most critical element of managing your SAP System landscape.
The security of the SAP environment is a complex area, and you need to ensure that you have secured each components of the service layer. Azure is the most common choice for the customers migrating their workload to the cloud. While Azure already provides lot of security features to secure the platform, security is still a shared responsibility between you and Azure.
Operating system is the base for running your mission critical applications, and the entry point for your VM. Hence, securing the operating system is the first thing you should consider.
Let’s learn what is included in the Azure SUSE image and how to harden this Azure SUSE image further. Download the “Hardening SUSE image for SAP in Azure.PDF” to learn the complete details.