Outsourcing IT Security: Strategies for Working with Third Parties

The growing IT security skills shortage means that many enterprises simply do not have the staff they need to handle new projects or ongoing threats. In addition, many businesses are increasingly relying on network and cloud service providers, taking key security functions out of their hands. How can enterprise security teams work with third-party contractors and service providers to improve overall security? In this Dark Reading webinar, a top expert discusses security outsourcing strategies, tools for measuring service provider security, and ways to use third-party services to supplement your in-house cybersecurity skills.

On Demand
1h 00min

When you attend this webinar, you’ll:

  • get tips for working most effectively with third party providers
  • learn what security functions can be handled by third parties and what should be kept in-house
  • learn how to avoid common pitfalls of working with third parties
  • get a peek into how the market is changing, what type of security functions third parties will be providing in the future, and how to prepare for it

Featured Speakers

  • Sara Peters
    Sara Peters
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

  • Narayan Makaram
    Narayan Makaram
    Sr. Director of Product Marketing
    Arctic Wolf

    Narayan is responsible for product marketing and business strategy at Arctic Wolf Networks. Narayan has over 15 years of information security experience, with expertise in application security, malware detection, SIEM, vulnerability management and network security, in leading cyber security companies – Imperva, FireEye, ArcSight, Tenable, and Hewlett-Packard.

  • Ryan LaSalle
    Ryan LaSalle
    Global Managing Director, Growth and Strategy
    Accenture Security

    Ryan leads Accenture Security's Growth & Strategy globally. He plays a strategic role in helping clients adapt and thrive in an evolving security threat landscape. He drives the offering and innovation strategy, people agenda, industrialization of solutions and global delivery strategy for Accenture Security. Currently, Ryan is focusing on solutions at the intersection of analytics, knowledge discovery and cyber security, with the goal of improving threat assessment methodologies and enhancing knowledge of successful responses.

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