A recent article published in the Chicago Tribune brings up some great points regarding information security and outsourcing. The article, titled "Rise of outsourcing poses new cybersecurity problems" details how, with outsourcing, companies are giving up a measure of control over their security.
It also describes the rise of security audits and how recent data breaches have been a boon for IT security consultants.
"Performing security audits is now a specialty within information technology consulting," said Isaac Cheifetz, an IT recruiter with Open Technologies Consulting Co. Security "is no longer simply about making sure the network firewall is up."
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