IT outsourcing and information security

Friday, 3 December 2004, 8:29 AM EST

A U.S. company announced last month that an insider at its research and development center in India stole portions of the source code and confidential design documents relating to one of its key products. As a result, the company halted all development at the center.

We assume risk when we hand over the control of key corporate systems to others. Here are several security issues that financial institutions must address upfront before they decide to outsource.

At IT World.

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