by Helen A. Palladeno, Steven R. Pockrass and Gary L. Berger, Esqs., Ogletree Deakins
One of the biggest challenges employers face today is establishing and enforcing realistic (and legal) limitations on employees’ business use of their own computers, tablets, smartphones, email, social networking accounts, scanners and other forms of technology.
There are many legal risks associated with employees’ use of technology, including the preservation of confidential information and trade secrets, as well as preventing damage to the company’s reputation caused by security breaches. In these times of ever-changing instant communications and the increased access via personal and company-owned tech devices, it is very difficult for even the most sophisticated of companies to keep up-to-date and deal with all the risks.
Leaks of confidential info
In order to perform their jobs, at least some employees must inevitably be entrusted with ...(register to read more)