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Will my company have dedicated or shared infrastructure?

If shared, how does the vendor maintain compliance between its customers? How does the vendor maintain isolation and privacy of my data?

The customer should demand an understanding of the security controls in place protecting their “home away from home” data center and include tightly prescriptive controls around isolation and protection.

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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