Resources, including how-tos, case studies and more on legal issues.
Thu, October 31, 2013 - A woman says she was fired from her job at Xerox for posting a photo on Instagram and using the company's name as a hashtag. It's just one example of how social media can cost employees their jobs, expose employers to lawsuits and sour the workplace with distrust.
Wed, October 09, 2013 - Privacy and Internet freedom will take center stage when Congress debates NSA Surveillance Reform. Oregon Democrat Ron Wyden is ready to lead the charge for stricter oversight of the NSA's far-ranging intelligence-gathering activities.
Tue, September 17, 2013 - IT, security and compliance experts discuss the biggest issues facing companies these days -- and what steps organizations can take to minimize potential regulatory compliance risks and security threats.
Mon, August 05, 2013 - Citing the needs to curb frivolous litigation in the patent system and expand safe harbor and fair use protections, tech representatives get their turn before a House panel mulling a rewrite of IP law.
Fri, June 28, 2013 - Microsoft eventually learned that you can't win a battle against the government. Google appears poised to learn the same lesson. The difference: Google's fight goes well beyond separating a browser from an operating system and involves illegal drugs and illicit activities. There's a teachable moment here, writes CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle, but it may cost Google its advertisers.
Wed, June 19, 2013 - Vague policies, rogue apps, zombie phones can doom even the best 'Bring Your Own Device' intentions. But the good news is it's not too late to make game-changing adjustments.
Thu, June 06, 2013 - A measure to overturn a Library of Congress decision that makes it illegal to unlock your cell phone draws support from both sides of the aisle, industry and consumer advocates.
Wed, May 01, 2013 - To land or keep a job people may soon be forced to buy a personal smartphone, sign away some of their privacy rights and use the phone for work. It's called a BYOD mandate and, according to research firm Gartner, you better get ready for it.
Wed, April 10, 2013 - With a BYOD twist, AT&T agreed to settle a class action lawsuit for overcharging corporate customers for almost seven years. But like most things involving BYOD, this gets complicated.
Tue, March 12, 2013 - Thinking of setting up an office or online presence abroad? Before you do, consider these seven suggestions from executives, business owners and managers who know what it takes to succeed overseas.
Tue, October 16, 2012 - If your IT security team must comply with regulations like PCI-DSS or HIPAA, you need to know who accesses your data and what they do with it, even if they're using a mobile device to do it. But performing forensic investigations on mobile devices is trickier than it is on PCs.
Fri, September 28, 2012 - CIOs and chief legal officers need to communicate early and often to build a deeper relationship. Discussion topics include data privacy, e-discovery and policies for mobile devices.
Fri, September 07, 2012 - Businesses need to be prepared when an ediscovery request is made pertaining to data being stored in the cloud. Here are five steps IT leaders can take to ensure that their cloud computing vendors don't get them into hot water when responding to electronic data discovery requests.