Using a software-as-a-service provider means giving up some control over security, so close vetting of SaaS security during vendor evaluation is critical
"For a growing number of enterprises, software-as-a-service (SaaS) has become the primary means of accessing vital business applications," writes Bob Violino
"The strategy makes sense from a business standpoint because of the potential benefits: cost savings, increased agility and easier scalability to name a few.
Any cloud-based offering comes with security risks, however. How can an organization know for sure if its SaaS providers' security provisions are up to its own standards?..."
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