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Apr 5th, 2011
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Travis AB/Third Level
Central Time
In these days of outsourcing, SaaS, and clouds, higher education is increasingly turning to third parties to host institution-owned data to gain efficiencies and reduce cost. But how do we assess the incremental risk of engaging third parties to host our data? How can we ensure that adequate security practices are in place prior to finalizing any contractual agreement? This session will introduce a general strategy and several tools already in use for prequalifying and auditing third parties and provide a roadmap of how one institution dealt with these issues.