Some businesses find it easier and more cost effective to outsource security needs. In the physical security realm, this means hiring a security agency. In the world of network security,companies provide the digital equivalent. This part looks at the types of security needs that can be outsourced, and the issues involved.
- When you outsource something, you’re extending trust. How well do you know the people you’re trusting?
- It’s crucial to ensure that your organization’s security philosophies and policies are understood and embraced by all of your outsource providers.
This part examines how outsourcing in general can impact information security. The three chapters here focus on outsourcing security technologies and services:
The above information is an excerpt from "Network Security Illustrated," published by McGraw-Hill and available from amazon.com, as well as your local bookstore. The book goes into much greater depth on this topic. To learn more about the book and what it covers, click here.
Below, you'll find links to online resources that supplement this portion of the book.