Top 10 Security Questions to Ask Before Outsourcing Any IT - Slide 2

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Where will my data and applications physically reside?

Additionally, what compliance and security protections are enforced for those locations?  Does the data go to any other entity outside of the vendor? Does it ever leave the country?

It is the customer's responsibility to dig deeper and demand the same level of intelligence about the security of their new virtual data as if they were doing it themselves.

With IT organizations looking everywhere to cut costs, one area that gets a lot of attention is outsourcing. But just as there are security concerns with internal IT, so too are there security issues with external IT service providers. Here are 10 tough questions that IT organizations should be asking about their IT service providers.

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