It’s a good question. Why does asset management matter for cybersecurity? In fact, it’s such a good question, we decided to write a white paper about it. IT Asset Management vs. Cybersecurity Asset Management When we look at what has been traditionally called “IT Asset Management”, we’re referring to a set of practices surrounding the financial, inventory, … [Read more...] about Why does asset management matter for cybersecurity?
It’s 2020, and the topic of asset management and its relationship to cybersecurity has been resurrected. Although cybersecurity asset management isn’t as sexy as AI, ML, and some of the other hot topics in cyber tech today, it’s an issue whose time has come. In this post, we’ll look at why asset management is still a problem, what success looks like, and an approach to getting … [Read more...] about Cybersecurity asset management: Where we are and how we got here
Let’s talk about why Chief Information Security Officers often struggle justifying cybersecurity purchases and which practical frameworks can help with such efforts. Like other enterprise executives, CISOs must defend their budget requests. Year after year the company hears that the CISO demands money for more projects, more products, more staff. We used to justify these … [Read more...] about Life as a CISO: How do CISOs make sense of all the cybersecurity tools?
Welcome to the inaugural blog post from Axonius and SC Media for the new site, Cybersecurity Asset Management. We will be looking at the essential business and technology issues every CISO needs to know about cybersecurity and IT asset management and how it impacts your company's security and compliance requirements. Norman Augustine, the former CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp. … [Read more...] about Herding cats — or virtual machines
There’s a maxim in IT security that you can’t protect your assets if you don’t know where they are. Simple. Clear. But for the CISO, the kind of headache that keeps them up at night. Understanding where your assets are — whether they are local or in your datacenter, remote at a hosting site or disaster recovery center, or stored in the cloud — can serve the needs of multiple … [Read more...] about How IT asset management works