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Tag Archives: information security outsourcing

Are Perceptions About Cloud Security and Availability Overblown … and Wrong?

– It appears that the greatest hindrance for organizations to move their applications and data into the cloud is concern about security and availability. While it is arguable whether or not security and privacy risks and system failure rates and durations are greater overall for cloud-based…

Supply Chains at Risk

– As I am writing this, a devastated Japanese nation is still struggling to recoup from the triple-whammy of earthquake, tsunami, and potential nuclear power plant meltdown. We need to wait until we know more of the facts before examining whether contingency planning was as good as it might have…

Satyam – A Hot (not Sweet) Potato

– It seems that the “big one” in outsourcing has happened in the form of Satyam’s chairman cooking the books to the tune of over $1 billion. Another “black swan” raises its ugly head (no offense to swans intended). While the impact on Satyam of the admission of…