Outsourcing has become a vital part of most business strategies. Not only is it a way to save money, but it’s a simple way to take advantage of expertise you might not currently have in house. But outsourcing can also leave companies vulnerable if the third-party doesn’t have proper cybersecurity procedures.
There are more than 4,300 security video cameras in the Big Apple’s busy subway system. But after an investigation last year of a violent stabbing attack lacking any images for follow up, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) took inventory and discovered that about half of them did not work, or recording was faulty, or the lens or dome was dirty or spray painted, or the field of view had changed and the cameras not.