How Good IT Asset and Risk Management Can Protect You From Ransomware

1 HR July 21, 2021 11am EDT | 4pm BST EDT

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. 

Key Takeaways:

  • 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​​


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Colin Henderson

VP, Security


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