Thousands of American companies that do business in Europe directly or online with European customers will need to start reckoning with data privacy regulations enacted this month by the European Union (EU) that are due to go into full effect in just two years.
What Triggers a Software Audit and How to Prepare for the Inevitable? By Daryl Ullman One of the most common misconceptions we see from organizations is concern and confusion surrounding software licensing audits. The “concern” part is always valid as audits are a legal right your organization agreed to when buying the
Data Wiping Best Practices - Good, Better, Best By Samuel Peery Remove the Data, Remove the Risk The golden rule when it comes to data security when retiring hard drives is “remove the data, remove the risk.” Another more useful way to look at this is that the sooner the data is
5 Steps to Protect Your Data When Disposing of IT Assets By Ivan Somyk When you get rid of your organization’s old electronic devices, it’s important to make sure you’re not also getting rid of valuable data. Here are a few steps to protect your data when you’re disposing of your old IT
Are MDM and MAM software strong enough to protect smartphone? By Ryan Laber Growth of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in the late 2000s prompted many organizations to develop security protocols for employee-owned equipment. In response, software companies specializing in the securitization of mobile devices quickly gained acceptance. Today, 65 percent of enterprises have
How we built our SAM Tool RFP By Aamer Trambu In this article I hope to walk you through how to procure a Software Asset Management (SAM) tool using the Request For Proposal (RFP) method. I will discuss the following topics: Definition of RFP Why RFP Features needed by each internal team
Where Are the Cost Savings? – IT Asset Management By Jason Christensen Even with IT spend projected to grow in 2016 and continue to increase over the next several years, pressure on organizations to reduce operational costs has never been greater. As a result, many businesses have turned to managing their hardware