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Author Axelrod, C. Warren.

Title Outsourcing information security / C. Warren Axelrod.

Imprint Boston : Artech House, ©2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Books 24x7 IT E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 248 pages) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Series Artech House computer security series
Artech House computer security series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-233) and index.
Contents Outsourcing and Information Security -- Y2K as a Turning Point -- The Post Y2K Outsourcing Speed Bump -- Shaky Managed Security Services Providers -- A Prognosis -- The Information Security Market -- Information Security Risks -- Threats -- From Internal Source -- From External Sources -- Review of Threats -- Vulnerabilities -- Computer Systems and Networks -- Software Development -- Systemic Risks -- Operational Risk -- Operator and Administrator Risk -- Complexity Risk -- Life-Cycle Risk -- Risks of Obsolescence -- Vendor Viability Risk -- Risk of Poor Quality Support -- Conversion Risk -- Risk of Dependency on Key Individuals -- Justifying Outsourcing -- Professed Reasons to Outsource -- The Basis for Decision -- Reasons for Considering Outsourcing -- Cost Savings -- Performance -- Security -- Expertise -- Computer Applications -- Support -- Financial Arrangements -- The Other Side of the Outsourcing Decision -- Risks of Outsourcing -- Loss of Control -- Viability of Service Providers -- Reasons for Abandoning Service -- Relative Size of Customer -- Quality of Service -- Tangibles -- Reliability -- Responsiveness -- Assurance -- Empathy -- The Issue of Trust -- Performance of Applications and Services -- Lack of Expertise -- Hidden and Uncertain Costs -- Limited Customization and Enhancements -- Knowledge Transfer -- Shared Environments -- Legal and Regulatory Matters -- Categorizing Costs and Benefits -- Structured, Unbiased Analysis--The Ideal -- Costs and Benefits.
Note Print version record.
Summary This comprehensive and timely resource examines security risks related to IT outsourcing, clearly showing you how to recognize, evaluate, minimize, and manage these risks. Unique in its scope, this single volume offers you complete coverage of the whole range of IT security services and fully treats the IT security concerns of outsourcing. The book helps you deepen your knowledge of the tangible and intangible costs and benefits associated with outsourcing IT and IS functions.
Subject Computer networks -- Computer networks -- Security measures -- United States.
Computers -- Access control -- United States.
Data encryption (Computer science)
Réseaux d'ordinateurs -- Sécurité -- Mesures -- États-Unis.
Ordinateurs -- Accès -- Contrôle -- États-Unis.
Chiffrement (Informatique)
COMPUTERS -- Internet -- Security.
COMPUTERS -- Networking -- Security.
COMPUTERS -- Security -- General.
Computers -- Access control. (OCoLC)fst00872779
Data encryption (Computer science) (OCoLC)fst00887935
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Axelrod, C. Warren. Outsourcing information security. Boston : Artech House, ©2004 1580535313 (DLC) 2004052956 (OCoLC)56420389
ISBN 1580539556 (electronic bk.)
9781580539555 (electronic bk.)
9781580535311 (alk. paper)
1580535313 (alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000051400484
AU@ 000053244613
AU@ 000062547225
DEBBG BV043107303
DEBBG BV044080339
DEBSZ 396064116
DEBSZ 422350370
GBVCP 801214947
NZ1 12021492

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