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Escrow Protections & The Importance Of The Right Level Of Deposit Testing

Published on 14/02/2017

As your latest deposit undergone the correct level of testing? This is a question that every organisation utilising Escrow protection for their applications needs to be asking.

Software Escrow provides the mechanism for end users of critical software to legally access source code and supporting material in the event that their third party software owner is no longer available to continue with development or support and requirements can vary across organisations and applications.

For some, Escrow is merely a tick the box exercise, meeting internal policy or to achieve certain certifications. For others, Escrow protection plays a key role in business continuity planning and has to be effective if required. For either, Testing is an integral part of the Escrow solution.

The below sections are commonly used by SES in consultation with clients as a helpful guide to assessing business needs and Escrow priorities in order to make sure the right level of testing is being performed as part of their coverage.

Testing from SES can come in several different options:

For further information and to properly investigate the testing level required to protect your organisation, please get in touch and one of our specialists will get back to you within one business day.

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