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Mitigate Digital Security Risks and Emerging Threats in IT Outsourcing by Solidifying Scope and Support of Stakeholders

Published: 30 July 2014

ID: G00264139

Analyst(s): DD Mishra


As digital business opportunities emerge, consequently, so do security risks. Sourcing managers can overcome this challenge by involving stakeholders in contract negotiations, redefining the scope of security beyond IT boundaries and encouraging a people-centric approach in sourcing contracts.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Include Stakeholders Early on When Negotiating Sourcing Deals
  • Increase the Scope of Security in Sourcing Deals Beyond Devices and Endpoints
  • Involve Each Person in Proactive Management of Risk

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