The activity related to the production and sale of automobiles has become so widespread in recent times that it has formed a separate industry, which includes both the automakers themselves, as well as suppliers and dealerships. Many of them make their choice in favor of SAP for business development and workflow management. Working with a huge number of clients and large finances, these companies need the reliability and security of their work.
SAP tries to take into account the specifics of the activities and interests of its customers and offers solutions that meet the unique needs of the automotive industry. Individually selected solutions can help achieve sustainable development and comfort.
SAP products for automative industry
For companies in the automotive industry, SAP has a wide variety of solutions to meet a variety of needs. For example, with the open intelligent SAP Industry Network for Automotive, customers can perform supply chain planning, digital operations, smart warehousing, and process analytics. For manufacturers of electric vehicles, there is a special SAP E-Mobility solution. It allows you to create and manage EV charging networks with integration into end-to-end billing processes on a single platform.
Another popular solution is the SAP Digital Vehicle Suite. The solution will help to quickly adapt business models, responding to changes in the market, companies can carry out convenient management of vehicles, sales and data.
Attacks on automative companies
So, the automotive sector combines various companies associated with both the production and distribution and sale of vehicles and components. This means that attacks on companies from this sector are similar to attacks on manufacturing, sales and logistics companies. Ransomware attacks and sabotage in production are types of threats that manufacturers regularly face, both types of attacks can stop the work processes in the company for a long time.
Data theft can be a serious threat to dealers who work with an enormous amount of personal and corporate data. In addition, the complex supply chains so prevalent in the automotive industry pose a huge risk to companies, as every connected endpoint presents a vulnerability.
Try to select trusted vendors and also update the system regularly. Also as we said earlier we recommend to perform regular vulnerability checks. We can also help you provide the necessary level of protection for your SAP system.