On Thursday, December 11, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned existing precedent in a decision that contains important implications as to how employers draft and implement their electronic communications policies.
Today, in our fourth installment on actions that employers can take to prevent employee theft or improper disclosure of company data, we discuss risks associated with smartphones and mobile devices. When considering the use of mobile devices, a company should … Read More
Do you worry about strangers, competitors or foreign governments looking at personal and business information on your smartphone in the event that device is lost or stolen? If so, you are not alone. To alleviate some of that concern, we … Read More
LBDS is a Texas developer of cardiac MRI technology. ISOL Technology Inc. is a manufacturer of MRI systems based in South Korea. According to a federal court complaint (LBDS Holding Company, LLC v. ISOL Technology Inc. et al., … Read More
As you may recall, we recently posted about the potential business impact of the relatively new app Confide (Confide – a New App Touted for “Off-the-Record” Business Discussions – Good or Bad for Business?). We promised we would … Read More
In our November 8, 2013, post No Hall Pass for School Officials in School Texting Scandal, we discussed the impact of inappropriate and possibly illegal employee activity on company-owned electronic devices for both employees and organizations. Now, we turn … Read More
The texting/tweeting scandals just keep coming – and once again this one is all true. This unfortunate episode comes from the Coatsville Area School District in Pennsylvania. The scandal highlights technology, ethics and employment issues, as well as the complexities … Read More
Remember the days when a simple firewall and anti-virus software protected a corporate network? Unfortunately, to thwart today’s computer villains (often sponsored by foreign governments), companies may require a more “James Bond” type of defense. For this reason, investors have … Read More