TÜV SÜD is launching a partnership with Virtual Forge GmbH and dr. Fuchs Senior Advisors GmbH, overseen by its subsidiary TÜV SÜD Sec-IT GmbH. Virtual Forge, a German company based in Heidelberg, is a well-known provider of IT security and compliance products for SAP environments, while dr. Fuchs Senior Advisors supply independent, impartial SAP-related management consultancy. By entering the partnership, TÜV SÜD is expanding its cybersecurity portfolio and can provide its own customers with high-level services in the field of application security.
The partnership is designed to expand TÜV SÜD’s previous portfolio of cybersecurity services by adding Virtual Forge’s global leading security suite for SAP. TÜV SÜD’s cybersecurity portfolio von TÜV SÜD already spans testing and certification in accordance with ISO 27001 and IEC 62443 and for payment systems (PCI-DSS), as well as penetration tests, the s@fer-shopping quality mark, provision of external data protection consultants and a cybersecurity check. TÜV SÜD’s clients will benefit in future from the long-standing and extensive expertise in SAP security offered by Virtual Forge and dr. Fuchs Senior Advisors, enabling them to boost the security level of their IT systems still further.
“We are delighted to have found a strong partner in the shape of Virtual Forge, and look forward to working together on continuously minimising our clients’ security risks in the digital world”, explains Prof. Dr. Peter Schaff, Head of TÜV SÜD’s Management Service Division.
“Our solutions make over ten years of experience in SAP digital security available at the click of a button. We’re proud that our partnership with TÜV SÜD will enable us to reach a new level of trust and impartiality”, adds Dr. Markus Schumacher, CEO of Virtual Forge.
“IT security has enormous strategic significance for our SAP clients. In my view, an important objective of the partnership is to drive the expansion of globally recognised security and process standards in favour of SAP as a leading ERP provider”, says Dr. Michael Fuchs, CEO of consultancy company dr. Fuchs Senior Advisors GmbH, who works closely with both participating companies.
If you are interested in more information on TÜV SÜD’s services in the field of cybersecurity, visit www.tuv-sud.com/management-systems
To find out more about Virtual Forge, visit www.virtualforge.com
To find out more about dr. Fuchs Senior Advisors, visit www.drfuchs-senioradvisors.de
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