It is the organization’s responsibility to protect their consumers’ data. Even though the breach was due to cybercriminal activity, the organization still suffered legal ramifications because it was their consumers’ data that was exposed. Having a mature ITAM process for if data is breached and also having thorough data security processes is what will help an organization overcome cybercriminal activity.
The International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) is the largest organization providing education, certification and thought leadership to the management of IT as a business. IT Asset Management is the management of hardware, software, mobile and other technology to maximize the value to the organization.