Best practices, tips, how tos, tools and legislation about privacy, including data leaks, security breaches, hackers, keeping your network safe and mor.
Thu, February 06, 2014 - Thanks to smartphones and wearable technology such as Google Glass recording illegal or inappropriate conversations and behavior in the office couldn't be easier. If your company has a BYOD policy this could spell disaster.
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.
Thu, September 26, 2013 - Healthcare reform in the United States focuses mainly on providing coverage to the uninsured, and odds are good that your company offers health insurance to most employees. However, there are still reporting and security requirements you'll need to deal with -- and you'll have to be a vocal leader to make sure these tasks are a high priority.
Mon, August 19, 2013 - Deterring would-be criminals and resolving disputes rank among the benefits derived from setting up IP cameras to keep an eye on your business. Here are some guidelines and recommendations on what to look for in a network camera solution.
Wed, July 17, 2013 - The move to a BYOD workplace means an employee's work life and personal life coexist on a single device. As employees are asked to sign strict user policies, are they also signing away their right to privacy? Here's a look at what a company can and cannot see on personal devices.
Fri, June 21, 2013 - The BYOD policy at a California law firm earned the CIO the nickname of Big Brother. However, the sarcasm stopped when he sprang into action and saved the day when an attorney's smartphone was swiped. The case represents the love-hate relationship workers and IT management have with BYOD.
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.
Mon, June 17, 2013 - Companies can significantly decrease the cost of data breaches by teaching employees not to cut corners and by adopting a strong security posture and an incident response plan.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - From the always-on salesperson to the clock-punching hourly worker, companies will need to weigh the pros and cons of including each worker type in a BYOD program.
Fri, May 10, 2013 - BYOD guidelines are just being defined, but one warning must rise above the din: never, ever, try to gain unauthorized access to an employee's private social networking site.
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, May 01, 2013 - What is a good BYOD policy? Step one is to clarify the rights of both company and employee and state upfront what's business and what's personal. But there's a lot more to it. In this interview with a technology transactions lawyer, CIO.com explores the do's and don'ts of BYOD policies.
Mon, April 22, 2013 - Will BYOD lead to a rash of lawsuits from employees who feel violated? Or maybe a headline-grabbing, class-action lawsuit? Your company better make sure it has an explicit terms-of-use BYOD agreement. Here are ways companies can protect themselves.