Compliance plays an important role in many customer environments. SAP HANA provides functions that
support customers in achieving compliance.
Compliance in most cases is not a product feature, but depends on many factors such as
Relevant rules and regulations (IT policies, industry, country, and so on)
Existing technology/infrastructure, processes, audit approach
To achieve compliance, usually both process and functional requirements need to be fulfilled:
Best practices in security operations
Need-to-know principle, separation of duties on all levels
Control of privileged access
Ability to audit
Deletion of data
SAP HANA takes an end-to-end approach to enable application compliance, the basis for which is provided by the built-in database security features and the security options of the whole software and hardware stack. This is extended by SAP HANA’s integration into existing security infrastructures through
standard/documented interfaces and the option to use third-party tools that are required for data center
operations. Last but not least SAP HANA provides end-to-end documentation for the whole software lifecycle, including an extended security guide and recommendations on secure setup and operation.
Based on the security provided by SAP HANA customers can implement their specific security and