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SecurityBridge rated a top source for SAP vulnerability discoveries
Wed, 24th Jan 2024

Global SAP security provider SecurityBridge has gained recognition from the SAP Security Response Team, which has rated the company's Research Lab among the top three sources globally for discovering and reporting vulnerabilities in SAP software.

Over 100 zero-day vulnerabilities have been discovered and reported by the SecurityBridge Research Lab, sequentially fortifying the SAP ecosystem, SAP products, and SAP customer platforms worldwide. This accolade underscores the crucial role SecurityBridge plays in the SAP security realm.

The contributions of SecurityBridge's Research Lab extend beyond the discovery and reporting of vulnerabilities. It plays a pivotal role in analysing newly released SAP security notes on Patch Tuesday.

These investigations contribute significantly to providing proactive protection for SAP customers. This is achieved by integrating SAP patches and detection signatures seamlessly into the SecurityBridge platform, thereby enhancing overall SAP security.

In addition, Joris Van De Vis, a co-founder of SecurityBridge's recently acquired Protect4S company, has been marked as SecurityBridge’s Director of Security Research and Lab Director. With more than two decades of SAP security experience to his credit, Joris has identified over 100 SAP vulnerabilities.

Over his career, he has been a frequent speaker on SAP security in international security conferences, large establishments, the Dutch government, the Dutch user association VNSG, and SAP’s annual security conference.

Commenting on his new role, Van De Vis stated, "The SAP Security Response Team has duly recognised the efforts of the SecurityBridge Research Lab, acknowledging its pivotal role in uncovering vulnerabilities. We are proud the SAP Security Response Team has swiftly created numerous patches to rectify the vulnerabilities our research lab has discovered."

SAP security is criticially important globally. According to statistics from, 99 of the world's 100 largest companies are SAP business applications customers and SAP customers contribute to 87% of total global commerce ($46 trillion). This establishes SAP as a market share leader in enterprise applications software, according to IDC. SecurityBridge continues to solidify its position as a crucial partner in fortifying SAP installations through its Research Lab's work.

Overall, the SecurityBridge platform is designed to integrate seamlessly with any SAP environment with research lab findings automatically included in the patches. As part of their continued commitment to SAP security, SecurityBridge focuses on delivering proactive protection of SAP customers, ensuring a secure SAP ecosystem. Joris Van De Vis's appointment as Lab Director further extends the research lab's capability to deliver insightful analysis and proactive protection for SAP customers worldwide.