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Google Cloud Engineers Define First Steps For Cloud Migration

When moving to a cloud environment, something that can save the IT Asset Manager a lot of struggle is to spend a significant amount of time planning and assessing. IT Asset Managers need to be brutally honest with themselves when deciding which features should be implemented so they can make the transition easier. Remember

By |2020-09-03T13:43:25-04:00September 3rd, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Build Your Reputation While Saving the Planet

Beyond the hard dollar costs and savings associated with an IT Asset Disposition process, there are softer and more intangible impacts. One of these is the impact to an organization’s brand. Instead of ensuring the brand is maintained through proper disposal processes, advertise and leverage the green initiatives in your organization to strengthen the brand and have a proactive impact!

By |2020-09-01T11:01:47-04:00September 1st, 2020|Featured Articles, IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Microsoft Will Bid Farewell to Internet Explorer and Legacy Edge in 2021

While Microsoft is ending its support for Windows 7, it is also ending the support for Internet Explorer 11 in Microsoft’s online services like Office 365, OneDrive, Outlook, etc. IT Asset Managers should prepare for the changes by altering the standard image in the catalog, if Internet Explorer was the designated internet browser. The IT

By |2020-08-20T14:58:48-04:00August 20th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

To Be Secure, Enterprises Need To Really Understand The Cloud’s Shared Responsibility Model

As we continue further into the COVID pandemic, organizations may decide to make permanent changes, such as decisions with the cloud. Before deciding on how to proceed, the IT Asset Manager should investigate the different risks and benefits the different cloud options bring. Since IT security may know more about less-known benefits and dangers,

By |2020-08-18T13:59:04-04:00August 18th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Security Professionals are Concerned About Human Error Exposing Cloud Data

Supporting IT security is a prioritized goal of IT Asset Management (ITAM). One way to help mitigate security risk is for IT Asset Managers to have employee awareness sessions. Employees need to be informed of their roles and how they can help to protect the organization. Once an employee knows and understands their part

By |2020-08-13T11:17:59-04:00August 13th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Capital One Fined $80 Million Over 2019 Data Breach

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

By |2020-08-11T11:42:03-04:00August 11th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

The NSA tells military personnel to avoid using location services

Data privacy and user protection is always important, even more so in certain situations. The NSA took initiative in making others aware of certain data use behavior that can put the military in danger. They took an employee awareness training method, except instead of employees, it was military professionals. Employee awareness is crucial in

By |2020-08-07T16:11:45-04:00August 7th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Google Invests $450 Million in ADT, Gets Exclusive Hardware Deal

Keep an eye on not only the historical information on vendors, but also on the vendor’s future plans and new changes. Vendors always have goals of their own and will grow to reach those goals. This may lead one vendor to work with other vendors to create new products and services. Vendors may also

By |2020-08-04T10:34:41-04:00August 4th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Why Failing Self-Audits Can Be A Good Thing for IT Asset Managers

Failing a self-audit is a tough realization, but does not necessarily have to be a negative one. Learn how to leverage a failed self-audit and become more prepared for the real thing!

By |2020-07-28T13:44:35-04:00August 1st, 2020|Featured Articles, IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Use of SaaS Applications in Enterprise Expected to Grow in Wake of Pandemic

COVID-19 has brought on new problems that organizations needed to face, along with new trends. SaaS models are predicted to be adapted into more organizations, even after remote workers return to the office. With more and more organizations turning to SaaS models, an IT Asset Manager may need to consider the different services and

By |2020-07-30T11:50:02-04:00July 30th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments
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