Travelex ransomware attack and the perils of IT mismanagement
The Travelex ransomware attack demonstrates the perils of IT mismanagement for digitised companies. In this month’s radio show the team discuss how the Travelex attack happened and the role of IT Asset Management teams.
The ITAM Review Monthly Radio Show for January 2020 starring:
- Martin Thompson
- AJ Witt
- Brett Zurbrick
- Danny Begg
- David Foxen
- Kylie Fowler
- Rory Canavan
- Geoff Worsley
The opinions expressed on the Radio show are those of individuals and not their employers.
- Travelex ransomware attack
- Cyber-crime profits reached $3.5BN in 2019, says FBI
- Scaremongering of the month: VMware Licensing Change
- Flexera 2020 State of Tech Spend: IT Spending Benchmarks and Trends ()
- Job of the week: First Haiwaiin Bank
- Barry raising money for Alzheimer’s Society
- Jargon Buster: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS via the medium of cake (See also Pizza as a service)
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- Tags: 1_RadioShow · Alzheimers · First Hawaiian Bank · IaaS · ITAM · PaaS · Podcast · ransomware · SaaS · Scaremongering · Travelex · VMware Licensing
About Martin Thompson
Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.
He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.
Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).
When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.
Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.