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  • Beyond the Patch: ITAM + Security

    In December 2021, we covered the Log4Shell/Log4J security vulnerability which was described as “the single biggest, most critical vulnerability of the last decade” – and how ITAM plays a role in helping organisations prevent and remediate cyber security threats. In this article,...

  • Flexera State of the Cloud 2022: Loadsamoney (to manage)

    Flexera have released the latest edition of their annual “State of the Cloud” report and, as always, it gives some great insights into the growth, changes, and advances within the world of cloud – an area of growing importance for pretty much every IT asset manager around the...

  • The business case for IT Asset Lifecycle Automation

    This article is a collaboration between AJ Witt of The ITAM Review and Paul King, Senior Consultant at DeskCenter Solutions. In it, we discuss how IT Asset Lifecycle Automation delivers business value, reduces the burden on IT, and delights your users. Executive Summary Digital Transformation...

  • Market Guide – Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB)

    This month’s Market Guide looks at Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB). These tools, usually maintained by network or security teams, are a key component in governing cloud deployments, particularly SaaS. Their purpose is to discover, monitor, control, and secure access between...

  • Engaging IT Security Operations in your ITAM Programme

    This article is the third of a four part series by AJ Witt of ITAM Review written in collaboration with ServiceNow’s Ryan Wood-Taylor & Peter Beruk. The series outlines how a strategic ITAM practice will deliver enhanced business value through creation of strategic stakeholder...

  • Sophos Cloud Optix – you can’t secure what you can’t see

    Sophos, the British FTSE 250 security company, have launched a dedicated public cloud security product – Cloud Optix. Cloud Security As many benefits as the public cloud can provide, it can also offer an equal – perhaps greater – number of potential security threats. Managing...

  • Getting a head start with Internet of Things

    There are many new areas of technology being talked about these days and, as an ITAM manager, it isn’t always easy to fully understand what they are and how they will impact the world of IT asset management. Security as an ITAM stakeholder With the growing links between ITAM and...

  • Ticketmaster data breach – “it wasn’t me”

    The recent Ticketmaster breach is perhaps the first large-scale breach in our brave new GDPR-regulated world, and it warrants further analysis. As the dust has settled each party has spun the story in a different way, and there has been far more public disclosure of exactly what happened...

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