Updated: Nov 16, 2020

Protected Trade Secrets

Trade secrets are fully protected by US Law.

Code Is Accessed And Maintained By US Company Employees

Vindictive 3rd party employees are unable to insert malicious code into the codebase. Overseas coders do not face prosecution for malicious acts.[1]

Ensures Full Ownership Of The WipeDrive IP

There is no concern that the WipeDrive IP would be stuck in International IP Laws.

No Transfer Of Knowledge Capital

Foreign coders can publish our competitor’s code in their ‘own’ tool.

No User Data Is Accessible By 3rd Party Personnel

The financial liability is costly if user data is leaked by overseas 3rd party staff.

Unknown Security Measures At Foreign Facilities

Sony[2] is a prime example of hackers having physical access to facilities. Our USA facilities are secured and certified by NCSC.

3rd Party Firms Outsource Their Work

"Some Indian firms are sending managers to the large Chinese cities and outsourcing work there," says Marcella. "Unless I specifically state in the contract that the third-party provider can't re-outsource it, what's to keep them from outsourcing it to Beijing?" [3] Our competitor’s may not have contracts that limit their 3rd party providers from outsourcing the coding to another, potentially risky, country.

Language/cultural

When translation issues arise due to language and culture difference it can delay code releases and bug fixes.

For more information on data security and data erasure products, please contact WhiteCanyon Software at 801.224.8900.

Sources

  1. siliconangle.com/2020/07/27/source-code-dozens-companies-including-nintendo-microsoft-adobe-published-online
  2. csoonline.com/article/2851649/hackers-suggest-they-had-physical-access-during-attack-on-sony-pictures.html
  3. searchsecurity.techtarget.com/feature/The-security-costs-of-outsourcing-software-development