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Tag: Unlicensed Software

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  • Proactive SAM vs. Auditors

    One of the most asked questions that we, at The ITAM Review, get asked is “How can I prevent being audited?”. The answer is always the same – you can’t. The best thing any organisation can do is being ‘audit ready’. Being ‘audit ready’ requires a proactive SAM estate,...

  • Secret Diary of an IT Manager: Getting started with ITAM

    When getting started with ITAM you’ve got to first stop the rot! I started my previous article trying to paint a rough picture of what our ITAM estate was like without giving too much away and blowing my secret identity. I was very grateful for the number of responses the article...

  • BSA reports $60 billion worth of unlicensed software

    42% of end users are unaware of software or SAM policies within their organisation This morning (24/06/2014) the Business Software Alliance (BSA) announced the results of their Global Software Survey. Security threats is the number one reason NOT to use unlicensed software The number...

  • Should the BSA change their tune?

    Time to change the record? The BSA and other trade bodies such as FAST and SIIA have traditionally used a ‘Stick’ approach to raise license compliance up the corporate agenda. The CEO going to jail and fines are the usual battle cry (despite no executive responsible for...

  • BSA Puts the Brakes on Los Angeles-Area Car Dealership Group

    The Business Software Alliance (BSA) today announced that Miller Automotive (www.millerautomotive.com), a group of car dealerships located in Van Nuys, CA, agreed to pay $107,998 to BSA to settle claims that it had unlicensed copies of Adobe and Microsoft software on its computers....

  • Two companies settle software copyright claims

    A refreshing change – the BSA is actually naming companies in their recent press release. TruStile Doors and Sentage have settled with the Business Software Alliance and agreed to pay fines for their use of unlicensed software. See the full story

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