This comes to us by way of the SANS newsletter: Offshore coding work raises security concerns. Unfortunately, security seems to be an afterthought many times anyway. But, before canning your development staff and moving the work overseas, you might want to glance at these articles as well: There’s More to Consider Than Cheaper Labor, Reuters Reports Malicious Code Changes Found in Y2K “Fixes”.
The economic funk we have been in has done nothing but amplify the buzz around offshore outsourcing. As a software development type, I can’t help but be a bit concerned. Guess it’s time to brush up on my Urdu.