When we talk about asset inventory in the context of cybersecurity, we’re talking about everything that is connected to the network and everything connected to the internet. This can include hardware, software, devices, data, cloud environments, IoT devices and Industrial Internet of Things. (Credit: zenzen/Adobe Stock) When we talk about asset inventory in the context of cybersecurity, we’re talking about everything that is connected to the network and everything connected to the internet. This can include hardware, software, devices, data, cloud environments, IoT devices and Industrial Internet of Things. (Credit: zenzen/Adobe Stock)

Asset management is critical to a robust cybersecurity program. Gaps in inventory, for both on-premises assets and cloud resources, can leave you with exposed attack surfaces, and slow down detection and response capabilities.

The past two years of pandemic-driven remote work have led to decreased interdepartmental communication and, in many organizations, less oversight overall. Today, the likelihood that an organization has an incomplete asset inventory is greater than ever.

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