Zero Trust Data-Centric Protection of SAP Ecosystems

NextLabs partners with SAP to provide advanced Zero Trust data-centric security solutions for several SAP applications. NextLabs’ solutions for SAP provide enterprises with a centralized policy-driven solution to secure SAP applications and protect data across the enterprise and in the cloud.

SAP applications supported natively by NextLabs includes SAP ERP, SAP S/4HANA®, SAP Fiori®, SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization, SAP Business Warehouse, SAP Customer Relationship Management, SAP ERP Human Capital Management, SAP Product Lifecycle Management, SAP Document Management System, the Public Sector Management module, and the Collaboration Folders application.

NextLabs Zero Trust Data-Centric Security Solutions for SAP

Data Access Enforcer (DAE) for SAP

DAE for SAP ERP enforces data-level security controls – such as field-level data masking and recordlevel data segregation, and monitors data access activity directly from within the data access layer of the SAP S/4 HANA and SAP ECC. DAE for SAP ERP Enterprise Edition also supports Format Preserving Encryption (FPE) of data at rest in the database.

Entitlement Manager for SAP

Entitlement Manager for SAP works with the SAP Access Control application to extend role-based access control using attributes about the user, the data and the environment. It enables customers to enforce business authorizations with fine-grained controls to ensure only authorized users have access to confidential information.

Enterprise Digital Rights Management for SAP

NextLabs SkyDRM applies digital rights protection to ensure persistent protection of critical information throughout its lifecycle with proper level of security controls. With SkyDRM for SAP, this level of protection is integrated natively with SAP Business Suite to ensure that data extracted or taken out of SAP applications is continually protected.

Data Loss Prevention for SAP ERP

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) for SAP ECC and S/4HANA enables organizations to prevent data loss or leakage from these critical SAP ERP applications.

Dynamic Data Masking for SAP ERP

Dynamic Data Masking for SAP ERP enables organizations to add yet another layer of protection for sensitive and confidential data in ECC and S/4HANA.

Technical Data Export Compliance for SAP

Technical Data Export Compliance for SAP works with SAP GTS to manage the export of technical data. Together, Entitlement Manager and TDEC provide an end-to-end solution for export compliance, addressing the export of physical goods, digital goods and technical data. 



Enable centralized management of authorization requirements using an attribute-based policy platform to provide more granular authorization decisions.


SAP data can be classified by inheritance or association or with user inputs. Proper data classification ensures authorization policies can be properly enforced. 

Access Control 

Enable access control at the data level to comply with export regulations, ensure global secure collaboration, and enhance SAP data security with zero trust principles.  


Provide centralized logging of all authorization decisions, simplifying compliance reporting.


  • Improve compliance with regulations such as SOX, NERC/FERC, ITAR, HIPAA and other corporate governance mandates. 

  • Prevent data security violations by monitoring all data usage activity. 

  • Enhance protection of intellectual property by securing any type of document in SAP. 

  • Enable secure access to SAP applications through fine-grained entitlement management.

  • Reduce cost of access management and minimize role explosion by using attributes and centralized policies. 

  • Improve audit results by centrally logging all authorization decisions and comprehensive reporting. 

  • Centrally manage and enforce data access policies consistently across all SAP and enterprise systems.