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Glossary definition: Cybersecurity Asset Management (CSAM)

Cybersecurity Asset Management (CSAM): Protecting Your Digital Assets

Cybersecurity Asset Management (CSAM) is a process of managing the security of digital assets and information systems. It involves the identification, classification, monitoring, and protection of digital assets and information systems from unauthorized access, use, modification, or destruction. CSAM is a critical component of an organization's overall security strategy, as it helps to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of digital assets. CSAM involves the implementation of policies and procedures that define the roles and responsibilities of personnel, as well as the implementation of technical controls to protect digital assets. CSAM also involves the use of technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and encryption to protect digital assets from unauthorized access, use, or modification. Additionally, CSAM involves the implementation of processes and procedures to monitor the security of digital assets, including the identification of threats, assessment of risks, and implementation of countermeasures.