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What is the SLA for updating security policies for change requests, or security protections when new threats arise?

Most providers will have SLAs defined, but one must check references, and make the vendor prove out that they deliver on their SLAs. They also should not price gouge if your change requests exceed your monthly quota.

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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