Originally Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2000 Author: John C Borkowski
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Std View]

ASP - Application Service Provider or A Security Problem?

SecurityPortal.com takes a closer look at the next online revolution for businesses. Application Service Providers have the potential to reduce the overhead expenses of installation and maintenance for many Corporations' IT services. ASPs also provide the "Little guy" with applications they could never hope to afford. But how safe and secure is your Data?

Anyone who has ever managed the implementation of SAP, Peoplesoft, or similar application, understands the implications involved with such an installation. The costs associated can make it an impossibility for many smaller companies. Application Service Providers promise to alleviate the headaches and expense involved with such a project. SecurityPortal.com takes a look at some issues involved.