The sponsor of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, is backing another bill that many critics say will diminish web users’ privacy.
Employees using your company’s mobile devices may be leaving those gadgets open to security and privacy breaches – but a little training could go a long way to fixing their behavior.
IT must often walk a fine line between protecting employees’ privacy and enforcing IT policies and procedures. Being on the wrong side of the line can get organizations into legal trouble.
While all IT managers must take steps to prevent data breaches, those working in some industries face more danger than others.
Facebook can be a boon for a company’s business or an individual’s career. But it can also be a security threat, or – as politicians have proved – a major source of embarrassment.
Though the social networking site has caught plenty of flack for decisions it’s made about sharing user data, it appears the latest concern over Facebook privacy was caused by an accidental programming bug.
A common and seemingly harmless e-mail feature could be getting companies in trouble with the law.
If a manager comes to IT to ask for copies of an employee’s e-mails, the messages can usually be handed over without a problem. But what if the e-mails in question were part of a sensitive conversation between an employee and her attorney?
If you or your company’s users are concerned about the lack of privacy on Facebook, here are some tools that can help.
Many U.S. companies are seeing their profits and productivity soar, and it’s likely they’ll soon have a new reason to spend some of that cash to protect the personal information of both employees and customers.