Can Cybersecurity Be Outsourced? Benefits and Risks

Can cybersecurity be outsourced?

If you’re wondering whether outsourcing computer security is the right idea, we’re here to dispel your doubts. According to the Deloitte Survey 2019, 99% of organizations have already outsourced some parts of their cybersecurity operations. The most frequently outsourced areas were security operations, vulnerability management, physical security and training and awareness.

Pros and cons of outsourcing computer security

Although cybersecurity outsourcing provides organizations with a number of benefits, it obviously has some drawbacks. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons.

Pros of cybersecurity outsourcing:

  • Access to experts
  • Savings
  • Access to technologies
  • Industry expertise

Cons of cybersecurity outsourcing:

  • Sharing sensitive data
  • Less control

Computer security outsourcing services — best practices

As we already explained the majority of the pros and cons, let’s shortly summarize how to maximize the benefits of cybersecurity outsourcing.

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Aga Babicz

Aga Babicz

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Marketing Specialist at Next Technology Professionals - IT Recruitment | IT Outsourcing