While ITAM does not directly deal with IT security practices, it supports the processes. Helping to protect data is what ITAM focuses on, and a major way to help is to meet with the IT team and figure out security processes and policies. Once these are decided and written, employee awareness training must happen so that all employees can be informed on their part in protecting the organization. Employees with malicious intent cannot always be avoided, but informing other employees on their responsibilities will prevent neglectful behavior.

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