Top 10 Security Questions to Ask Before Outsourcing Any IT - Slide 8

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What insurance coverage does the vendor have in the event of an IT security breach?

What is its incident response plan/process?

No security vendor assumes the risk of a full security breach. They do, however, provide SLAs and other services to mitigate risk. Any outsourcing negotiation should include protocol and definition of who assumes risk in these situations.

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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