eBook Managing Risk and Security in Outsourcing IT Services: Onshore, Offshore and the Cloud, 1st Edition

  • Frank Siepmann
  • Published By: Auerbach Publications
  • ISBN-10: 1439879109
  • ISBN-13: 9781439879108
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Outsourcing.
2: The Cloud.
3: Before You Decide to Outsource.
4: Ready to Outsource.
5: Day One and Beyond.
6: When We Part.
7: Outsourcing Anecdotes.