Monday, August 25, 2014

Protecting Trade Secrets, Remote Worker Security, Mobile employees

Protecting Trade Secrets in the Digital Age Requires Extra Vigilance | WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business - JDSupra:

Remote Worker Security -- Mobile employees using portable devices increase the potential for data loss in a variety of ways:
  • Transferring files from a work device to an unprotected home computer or personal device.
  • Using personal communications that don't meet corporate IT security standards.
  • Discussing sensitive company matters where others can hear the conversation.
  • Failing to use a laptop privacy guard when working remotely in a public place.
  • Failing to properly safeguard mobile devices against loss or theft.
  • Using hotel or other public "hot spots" where potential cybercriminals can steal information or establish a rogue network to steal information.

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