Managing Risk and Security in Outsourcing IT Services: Onshore, Offshore and the Cloud

Frank Siepmann

December 9, 2013 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 244 Pages - 37 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439879092 - CAT# K13704

USD$69.95

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Features

    • Provides background material and guidance on how to keep information, processes, and people secure when outsourcing
    • Covers onshore, offshore, and cloud services
    • Explains how to tailor the right risk approach for any organization
    • Uses case studies to illustrate what to do and what not to do during implementation

    Summary

    With cloud computing quickly becoming a standard in today’s IT environments, many security experts are raising concerns regarding security and privacy in outsourced cloud environments—requiring a change in how we evaluate risk and protect information, processes, and people.

    Managing Risk and Security in Outsourcing IT Services: Onshore, Offshore and the Cloud explains how to address the security risks that can arise from outsourcing or adopting cloud technology. Providing you with an understanding of the fundamentals, it supplies authoritative guidance and examples on how to tailor the right risk approach for your organization.

    Covering onshore, offshore, and cloud services, it provides concrete examples and illustrative case studies that describe the specifics of what to do and what not to do across a variety of implementation scenarios. This book will be especially helpful to managers challenged with an outsourcing situation—whether preparing for it, living it day to day, or being tasked to safely bring back information systems to the organization.

    Many factors can play into the success or failure of an outsourcing initiative. This book not only provides the technical background required, but also the practical information about outsourcing and its mechanics.

    By describing and analyzing outsourcing industry processes and technologies, along with their security and privacy impacts, this book provides the fundamental understanding and guidance you need to keep your information, processes, and people secure when IT services are outsourced.