Lane Leskela

Lane Leskela

About Lane Leskela

Lane Leskela, global business development director, Finance and Risk, for SAP, is an accomplished enterprise software leader with years of experience in customer advisory, marketing, market research, and business development. He is an expert in risk and compliance management software functions, solution road maps, implementation strategy, and channel partner management.

Pan-European Public Procurement On-Line (PEPPOL) Offers New Compliance Automation Opportunities

28-Mar-2019 | Lane Leskela

In our December 11th blog, we took a whirlwind tour of the sweeping changes underway in indirect tax reporting and electronic filing, highlighting some of the key markets where these changes are takin

Cloud Security Fears Rise: How To Reinforce Control

15-Aug-2018 | Lane Leskela

Companies are investing in cloud computing infrastructure for familiar and well-established reasons, including improved data scalability, higher resource availability, ease of user training, ease of

machine learning, security, user access, multifactor authentication

How Machine Learning Helps To Improve Security: Part 2

26-Apr-2018 | Lane Leskela

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] In Part 1 of this series, we reviewed the continued disconnect between corporate IT security spending and the cause of most security incidents. Most breaches

cybersecurity, IAM, machine learning, authentication, security, identity and access management

How Machine Learning Helps Improve Security: Part 1

19-Apr-2018 | Lane Leskela

As our businesses become more digital in all dimensions, high-profile information security breaches are making the news headlines with increasing frequency. The recently announced card-hacking activit

cybersecurity, security, cyber defense

Another Global Ransomware Attack Highlights The Need For Comprehensive Cybersecurity

27-Jul-2017 | Lane Leskela

Here we go again! In the aftermath of the WannaCry ransomware attack in May, on June 27, a “copycat” entity identified as Petya/Not Petya perpetrated a ransomware-style worm that exploited the kn

Improving Cybersecurity In The Aftermath Of The World’s Largest Ransomware Attack

5-Jun-2017 | Lane Leskela

On Friday, May 12 – just prior to the start of SAPPHIRE NOW – the world experienced the most extensive ransomware attack to date from a source linked to North Korea. Known as “WannaCry,” the r

Fraud Consumes U.S. Online Commerce With An Appetite For Apparel

13-Mar-2017 | Lane Leskela

In our continuing saga on the wide world of large-scale fraud schemes, enter the invisible army of online commerce operators with the motivation and ability to steal consumer credit accounts and to cr

Duke Study Confirms Pervasiveness Of Fraud

4-Aug-2016 | Lane Leskela

Have you had the time and the good fortune to run across The Dishonesty Project (an endeavor of behavioral scientist Dan Ariely at the Department of Psychology at Duke University) that’s studying th