Top 10 Security Questions to Ask Before Outsourcing Any IT - Slide 5

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If the deal encompasses end points, is the vendor using encryption?

While the vendor will be primarily concerned with demonstrating cost reduction, the client needs to incorporate and enforce security controls on those end points. Technologies like full-disk encryption, media encryption, device firewalls and anti-malware should no longer be optional.

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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