Complete, unobstructed visibility of your IT environment is the foundation for effective cybersecurity. Without a full, detailed inventory of all your IT assets, your InfoSec team won’t be able to properly protect your organization because the things that pose the highest risk are the ones that you don’t know are there.
For a long time, this basic requirement was fairly simple to fulfil. Network perimeters were well-defined and IT environments were tightly encapsulated. Accounting for and monitoring all the hardware, software and networking elements in these self-contained and sealed IT environments was straightforward.
Unfortunately, that time is gone. Network perimeters have been extended, blurred and erased, as organizations pursue the business advantages offered by digital transformation technologies and practices.
Download this whitepaper to discover how IT Asset Inventorying Lays the Foundation for an Organization’s Security Infrastructure.