How Good IT Asset and Risk Management Can Protect You From Ransomware
IT complexity is rapidly increasing as organizations continually adopt new tools and technology. While IT assets are a necessity to increase productivity and performance, they can become hard to keep track of, resulting in IT security vulnerabilities for enterprises.
Since COVID-19, the US FBI has reported a 300% increase in reported cybercrimes, and ransomware is the latest hot topic due to recent highly publicized attacks in the US. In this session, we’ll use the Colonial Pipeline as a case study, discussing what went wrong to understand how you can improve your IT asset and risk management practices to proactively protect your organization from ransomware.
- Analyze ways to prevent IT asset management from becoming your ’Achilles heel’
- Outline how to implement strong controls to track and manage IT assets throughout their lifecycle
- Discuss considerations for assurance over third party risk
- Review how technology can help you mature your IT asset and risk management programs