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Outsourcing security: Would you turn over the keys to a third party?
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 05:15:45 PM »
Outsourcing security: Would you turn over the keys to a third party?
17 May 2017, 4:24 pm



Years ago it would have been unthinkable to give up control to securing your most valuable assets. But for some companies the risk of handing the security keys to a third party is less than the idea of facing the daily barrage of attacks.

When asked why a company would cede control, many vendors said it depends on the level of staffing that company has. If the expertise is lacking, why take the chance. Or if it is a small to midsize enterprise, maybe there is just not a budget for creating a security staff up to the level needed. Therefore, partnering with a managed security services provider (MSSP) has become almost a must when faced with worries over data theft and the number of mobile devices entering the workplace. 

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