Stephanie Overby

Stephanie Overby is a regular contributor to CIO.com and CIO magazine. Disclosure: She also writes for Hewlett-Packard's marketing website TechBeacon.

6 ways to add cybersecurity protections to outsourcing deals

How to build cybersecurity into outsourcing contracts

IT outsourcing customers must take greater care in building cyber-risk protection into their IT services and cloud computing deals.

How to build cybersecurity into outsourcing contracts

How to build cybersecurity into outsourcing contracts

IT outsourcing customers must take greater care in building cyber-risk protection into their IT services and cloud computing deals.

Boards are on high alert over security threats

Boards are on high alert over security threats

Fear of cyberattacks has corporate directors on edge. CIOs must paint a realistic view of the company's security posture and steer the conversation toward managing business risk.

When backup Is a disaster

When backup Is a disaster

Utility Company AMP overhauls a mishmash of backup and recovery procedures to create one coherent plan.

How to evaluate the risk of outsourcing locations

How to evaluate the risk of outsourcing locations

IT organizations, CIOs and CSOs don't contract and outsource to countries, they contract and outsource to companies. Given that, it's time to stop assessing location-based risk in a vacuum because sometimes the riskiest suppliers may...

The Patriot Act and Your Data: Should You Ask Cloud Providers About Protection?

Worries have been steadily growing among European IT leaders that the USA Patriot Act would give the U.S. government unfettered access to their data if stored on the cloud servers of American providersAAso much so that Obama...

Offshoring and Security: IT Managers, Network Admins Divided on Risk

Does offshore outsourcing make an IT organization more vulnerable to data loss or attack? Or are offshore providers actually improving network security for their customers? According to a recent report, enterprise IT professionals...

The 25 Most Dangerous Cities for Offshore Outsourcing

Ratings based on crime, infrastructure, weather and other risks.

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