August 2015 – Does your Council outsource services? Does your Council use cloud services? Does your Council use collaborative technology to share data with external sources? Does your Council use dropbox, hightail or other such systems to exchange senstive information? Do you know where your data and records are being stored? Do you know who is accessing your Council data? How secure is it? Not clearly defining parameters of control when entering contract agreements is a risk that can be avoided. This is something that the group will work on in 2015 – 2016 to assist member Councils update contract arrangements and new agreements entered into.