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 ITAM and facilitated their GRC database with ITAM repository info, the response time to this incident could have been reduced or avoided altogether.
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.