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Articles

  • UK businesses turn to ISO 27001 to “Improve Infosec Posture”

    This article has been contributed by Matt Stacey at QMS International.  Recent Survey Highlights Shift in Business Cyber-Security Efforts The figures of the global survey of ISO management standards showed that over 2,000 Information Security Management System Certificates were...

  • Podcast Episode 26: The Audit Monitor role

    The Audit Monitor role – Managing responsibilities and project managing software audits – making sure the baton does’t get dropped. In this episode, recorded in September 2016, I was joined by Nico Blokland and Sean van Koutrik of In2SAM, a SAM specialist company from...

  • Microsoft to Embed ISO/IEC 19770-2 Software ID Tags

    Heather Young, Global Manager, SAM Services and Partners, Microsoft Corporation Great news for the SAM Industry this week. Software giant Microsoft has announced adoption of ISO/IEC 19770-2 software identification tags. Heather Young, Global Manager, SAM Services and Partners, Microsoft...

  • Free Tool for Generating ISO/IEC 19770-2 Software ID Tags

    ITAM tool vendor MagniComp has created a utility for generating ISO/IEC 19770-2 conformant software tag files. ‘Software Tag Maker’ is a free web-based application and is specifically aimed at ISV’s (Software Publishers) and IT organizations that wish to create tags. ‘Software...

  • SAM in Japan

    Takeshi Takeuchi, Aeru Planning K.K. I recently spoke with Takeshi Takeuchi, an IT consultant with Aeru Planning K.K. in Tokyo, Japan.  Takeshi kindly provided me with a short overview of SAM in Japan: Q. The ITAM Review: How is SAM perceived in Japan? Takeshi: It’s been about...

  • The ISO/IEC 19770 SAM Standard Needs Your Input (Action Required)

    Your Help Is Required The SAM standard ISO/IEC 19770 is pivotal to the ongoing development of the SAM industry. The standard enables the industry to benefit from a commercially neutral benchmark and frame of reference on which to build SAM training, services, skills and implementations. However,...

  • ISO/IEC 19770 Adoption by SAM Tool Vendors

    During my analysis for the upcoming TOOLS INTELLIGENCE service from The ITAM Review I asked participating SAM vendors about their alignment to the SAM Standard ISO/IEC 19770-1 and -2. The tools are not being specifically scored against the standard (I will be completing this analysis...

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