Offshore security can be compromised by cultural differences

Wednesday, 22 September 2004, 11:18 AM EST

"India is seen as an answer when outsourcing applications but is actually a problem in the security space," said Gartner's India research vice-president Partha Iyengar.

Standards of privacy are often looser in India because, for instance, reading someone else's e-mail would not be considered much of an intrusion there, Iyengar said.

By Scarlet Pruitt at MicroScope.

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