This whitepaper outlines a five step process that enterprises can apply to their third-party application portfolio to gain visibility into their security state and make informed purchase, integration, deployment and maintenance decisions. These key steps provide guidance that enterprises can swiftly implement to simply and cost-effectively meet regulatory requirements, establish a third-party governance framework and protect their critical assets.
The whitepaper also offers insights on how to:
- Mitigate risk from commercial software, outsourced development, and contracted software for both internal and web-facing applications
- Create best practices for securing third party code
- Define security standards with software vendors - including FREE sample outsourcing contracting language