Any data, device, or other components of the environment that supports information-related activities. When it comes to an organization's ecosystem, an asset is a component (such as data or device) that supports information-related activities. Assets generally include hardware (e.g. servers), software (apps), and confidential information. Your SOC team must be able to guarantee the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of assets from various threats.
While performing risk analysis, your team must determine how much they can spend in protecting each asset. During this calculation, they must factor in the importance of the asset and the intangible costs associated with its loss. Rogue and shadow IT assets create blind spots in your infra and limit control over assets. Netenrich’s IT asset management offers on-demand risk intel into shadow IT and change risks for swift, informed decision making.