Author: Carsten Olt
Carsten is a Principal Security Consultant and SAP trainer, in charge of the Secure Authentication & Single Sign-On plus SAP GRC Services at Xiting in Germany. He is a security-minded professional with IT security experience in many industries since 2001, specialized in SAP security from 2010 on. Carsten supports organizations and in his role translates between IT and SAP security. His security expertise is in the areas of PKI, Encryption, Digital Signatures, Strong Authentication/MFA, Secure Network Communication, and various SSO technologies like SAML, OAuth, Kerberos/SPNEGO or X.509 CBA. Within his projects, he is utilizing the corresponding security solutions from SAP. Carsten’s main topic is to design and implement holistic authentication concepts and support our customers in solving authentication and security challenges within their hybrid SAP landscapes. For him, this constitutes maximum security and quality in implementation and consulting. Besides SAP's on-premise and cloud security solutions like SAP SSO 3.0 or the SAP Cloud Platform Identity Services, this naturally includes systems such as Azure Active Directory, ADFS, Reverse Proxies, or other third-party products and infrastructure components involved into the authentication process.