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For over 10 years we help companies around the world to optimize the security and stability of their SAP® landscapes. On the Virtual Forge Blog, our experts provide relevant content ready to help you to better understand and mitigate your IT risks.


Markus Schumacher, Virtual Forge GmbH

Dr. Markus Schumacher is co-founder and CEO of Virtual Forge GmbH, the leading provider of cyber security solutions for SAP. Previously, he was representative of the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (SIT) and head of the department "security and embedded Devices". Before he joined Frauenhofer Institute, he worked at SAP AG as a Product Manager (SAP NetWeaver Security) and head of the TCO project at the new SME Business ByDesign solution.

Recent Posts

Onapsis Signs Agreement to Acquire ERP Cybersecurity Company Virtual Forge

The proposed acquisition will strengthen Onapsis' leadership in ERP cybersecurity, enabling customers to holistically secure customizations of their cloud and on-premise business-critical applications.

Onapsis, the global leader in ERP cybersecurity and compliance,today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Virtual Forge, headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. Onapsis’ platform is the most widely-used
cybersecurity solution that protects the ERP systems and business-critical applications of the world's largest organizations. Founded in 2006, Virtual Forge is the leading provider of solutions to automatically prevent, detect and remediate cybersecurity and compliance risks in customizations and extensions of SAP® applications. The combination of Onapsis and Virtual Forge will empower customers to have unparalleled visibility, incident response, management and compliance for business-critical applications.

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More Security for DevOps

More and more companies are promoting close cooperation between development and operations to accelerate the delivery of high-quality software. But the fast DevOps environment requires a security approach that goes beyond the functional DevSecOps concept: Secure DevOps.

This article was published in "Computerwoche" at 07.05.2017 in German.

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Topics: DevOps, DevSecOps