Primavera Systems Inc., a vendor of enterprise project management software, has outsourced product development using the agile development process to the Indian operation of product engineering outsourcer Symphony Services Corp.
Many of the articles I've read on agile, offshore development have focused on the communications, collaboration, and culture and how each of these is more difficult in an offshore development project. However, I think these are issues for "any" offshore project
There is no defence against a denial-of-service attack. Just ask your security staff. They'll hem and haw and mention some products you can buy. But then you'll start hearing terms right out of the Vietnam War: "mitigate losses" and "acceptable casualty rate." If you're connected to a public network like the Internet, some bad guy will be able to devise a way to deny you service. Distributed denial-of-service attacks, in which hackers use hundreds or thousands of unwitting third-party systems to do their dirty work, are just a further iteration in the battles.