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Customized Security and Risk Attachments in Cloud Contracts Protect Against Critical Risks

Published: 19 February 2014

ID: G00259714

Analyst(s): Frank Ridder , Gayla Sullivan


As adoption of cloud-based technologies increases, security, compliance and other risk concerns are also rising. Sourcing managers should leverage the methodology described herein to assess risks, evaluate options, identify critical gaps and mitigate risk and security concerns in cloud contracts.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Step 1. Assess Your Risks and Challenges
  • Step 2. Evaluate Current Mitigation Options
  • Step 3. Categorize Risk and Analyze Gaps
  • Step 4. Mitigate Risks

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