There are always questions of product security, steal of ideas and information security when we talk about outsource software development. On the whole, this problem is familiar to the customers, who entrusted their projects or certain tasks to outsource companies, which offers dedicated development teams. Weâve decided to touch upon the issue of this into a single post.
Companiesâ heads are always worried about security of their projects of duplication. Letâs have a look at optimal solutions.
FIRST METHOD. DOCUMENTS AND CONTRACTS
Main security method itâs a process of right paper work, signing of contracts and agreements. Non-disclosure agreement - itâs a basic document, which should be discussed, worked out in details and finally signed with contractor. On the one hand, you cannot overestimate its capabilities, as in the modern world leak of information can happen even in western leader companies. According to media news, itâs happens quite often even in countries with developed legislation. Though, you need to take more attentively to NDA agreement. At least you are able to see, that contractor is very scrupulous to details and information which means heâs concerned about clientsâ interests. You have the right to assign the rules and partly secure your project with the help of NDA agreement.
In spite of NDA availability in addition to contract with your contractor, it is necessary to describe in details whoâs entitled to developed module. NDA should also include following information:
Contractorsâ rights to publish details in media;
How documentation will be transmitted;
What conditions need to be fulfilled to keep the information secured
What measures should be taken in case of contractual delinquency.