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Data Breach Protection Must Include Physical Security

While software security breaches are always discussed in the news, it is easy to overlook the need for physical security, which is just as important. Even if an office has all employees working remotely, the assets will still need to be physically secured because of possible outsider threats, like theft, natural disasters, fire, etc.

By |2020-09-17T12:18:58-04:00September 17th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Google Drive Will Start Automatically Deleting Trash Files After 30 days

Sometimes changes to policies and practices will impact data integrity. Google’s decision to permanently delete anything in the Trash folders after 30 days will likely not affect many, but it does highlight a very important function of IT Asset Management. Take this time to review the policies and procedures in your cloud environment as

By |2020-09-17T12:14:51-04:00September 17th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

Italy is Investigating Apple, Google and Dropbox Cloud Storage Services

Antitrust issues with software licensing have been increasing. Since the antitrust cases have been increasing, government investigations have also been increasing. While an IT Asset Manager needs to try to reach the organization’s goals, they may also need to have a conversation about how the organization can be hurt by antitrust actions. IT Asset

By |2020-09-08T10:38:32-04:00September 8th, 2020|IAITAM News You Can Use|0 Comments

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
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