Software Asset Management can strengthen security tools and processes, significantly improving a company’s ability to protect data and drive performance.
Where are the decisions made?
The provision of software to employees is a business decision. A user-facing software app store - essentially a software catalog - ensures that requests for software have a defined workflow behind them, so any software request can’t escape from a business line manager approval.
Workflow processes ensure compliance and consistence, crucial for the organization’s drive for authorized software deployment. Here’s the link between SAM and information security, as described in the well written Deloitte article - minimizing the threat landscape -.
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