When considering optimal cyber-security practices, it’s important for organisations to have a complete understanding of what they are protecting. Having detailed information on every organisational asset is key for being able to properly assess cyber-security needs and potential cyber-risks.
An asset can be defined as anything that produces value for an organisation. This may include intellectual property and customer data. Managing these assets properly can help employers in various aspects of organisational cyber-security. For example, risk management cannot be conducted accurately if the assessment does not include certain cyber-related assets.
When approaching asset management for cyber-security purposes, organisations should consider the following steps:
Poor asset management can create major weaknesses in cyber-security. For more information on this subject, contact us today.