The Case for Outsourcing as a way to improve security within your organisation.

The purpose of this presentation is to challenge the view held by many Security and Risk Managers that an Outsourcing deal will have a negative impact on the risk profile of the organisation.

This presentation aims to demonstrate that if Risk and Security Managers  take an active role in outsourcing deal and the on-going management of the service can have a positive impact on the Risk Profile.
The first part of the presentation looks at the different drivers behind outsourcing and the different types of sourcing deals. Understanding the drivers behind the decision to outsource is key to understanding how the risk manager should approach the project and the management of the service once is operational.
The second part of the presentation provides Risk Managers with a framework that they can use to ensure the risk activities are executed at the appropriate stage within the project. In each phase we look at the risk objectives and the potential pitfalls for the inexperienced risk manager.
The final part of the presentation covers managing the outsourced service after the project is complete. This section covers and organisation structure and management approach designed to promote a shared responsibility for security.

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