Outsourcing, as discussed in previous articles, is becoming the largest and most common practice among today’s leading companies. For many reasons, such as lower costs, companies contract offshore to deal with the majority of the companies technical work. In earlier blogs and articles, we have discussed the advantages of outsourcing, or Why Companies Outsource, and the pros and cons of Insourcing vs. Outsourcing. The following article, however, found here, discusses the disadvantages of outsourcing, a topic yet to be discussed in further detail. This article conveys some fears the leading companies have vocalized about outsourcing. These fears are compiled into a list featuring points such as criticism, hidden costs, threats to confidentiality and security, and more.