SAM and How it Benefits IT Security

Home Info & Security IT Asset Management

by | May 25, 2016


Many people are aware of the benefits of implementing SAM in terms of cost savings and license compliance but not so many consider the beneficial impact on IT security. The necessary processes and information collected from a good SAM program will by definition provide the information you need to improve IT security overall.

By providing a detailed inventory of all the software in use throughout your organization, your IT security experts will be able to identify and deal with the threats posed by software that is:

  • Unsupported due to manufacturer end of life
  • Not patched or up to date
  • Unauthorized – a frequent source of malware and viruses
  • Redundant
  • Legacy

SOURCE: certero.com

0 Comments

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

ITAM Channel brings the best news and views from the ITAM industry. Sign up for the newsletter and get them straight to your inbox

You have Successfully Subscribed!