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Insider Attacks and How to Prevent Them

Many times, data breaches and incidents are due to an employee being unaware that what they are doing is a security risk. IT Asset Managers should implement an employee awareness program, and they should have repeat sessions of certain topics. This helps employees to remember why they need to strictly follow policies and procedures.

By |2021-01-21T10:06:16-05:00January 21st, 2021|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

4 Ways CFOs Can Cut Waste in Spending on the Cloud

Many organizations had to rush to purchase a cloud service due to the Coronavirus, but in doing so, they may have spent significantly more than they needed to. In 2021, IT Asset Managers may need to devote time to see how they can decrease their organization’s IT spend, especially in regards to their organization’s

By |2021-01-19T10:43:24-05:00January 19th, 2021|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Visa Abandons $5.3 Billion Acquisition After DOJ Objections

Knowing which vendors to choose can be a hard decision, especially when considering that vendors often partner or merge with other vendor organizations. In case the vendor merges with another organization or if they close down, IT Asset Managers should establish certain policies in their contract with the vendor that clarify that the organization

By |2021-01-14T11:19:26-05:00January 14th, 2021|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Samsung’s Galaxy Upcycling Turns Old Phones Into IoT Devices

Before an IT Asset Manager decides to dispose of an IT asset, it may be a good idea to consider if it can be repurposed for a different use. Since IoT is growing in popularity and usage, people are finding ways to extend IT assets’ useful lives with creative IoT solutions and repurposing. While

By |2021-01-12T15:50:48-05:00January 12th, 2021|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

T-Mobile Discloses Its Fourth Data Breach In Three Years

Data breaches can occur, and if they do, the organization must improve their security processes and procedures so that a breach does not occur again. Too many breaches during a short time period can make consumers believe that the organization does not care about their consumer’s data. If IT Security had reached out to

By |2021-01-07T10:05:02-05:00January 7th, 2021|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Sabre Reaches Deal with State Attorneys General Over Data Breach

Data security breaches can devastate an organization with expensive costs, humiliation, and fines. In case a breach does occur, it is the organization’s responsibility to have set policies and procedures on actions to take. Having set procedures and policies in place helps to protect an organization from suffering more consequences. Though IT Asset Managers

By |2021-01-05T10:10:19-05:00January 5th, 2021|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

“Is it you in the video?” – Don’t Fall For This Messenger Scam

When giving employees organization-owned devices, make sure there is a set policy on what is allowed on the device and what is not. This is vital to do because it can lead to major security issues that can impact the entire network. If an employee needs potentially hazardous apps, like social media apps, to

By |2020-12-23T13:50:28-05:00January 2nd, 2021|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

How SaaS Can Change Work Practices

Before making a deal with a SaaS provider, the IT Asset Manager must understand what services the provider will offer the organization. Will the provider continually perform software updates on their product? Will they perform customer service support if needed? Do they offer data reporting tools or options? To find the best fit for

By |2020-12-23T13:48:47-05:00December 29th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Four Ways To Think About The Cloud For Business In 2021

It may be time to shift to a cloud-based model, but it can take some convincing before the executives agree to the shift. The IT Asset Manager needs to consider the reasons and benefits for the shift, and emphasize the value that the shift will bring. When presenting to the executives why a shift

By |2020-12-23T13:46:51-05:00December 27th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

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