BYOD is posing challenges for legal e-discovery and employee privacy, warned V. John Ella, an attorney at the law firm of Jackson Lewis in Minneapolis, Minn., in a StarTribune article.
A number of recent court cases have clarified some of the legal issues around BYOD, observed Amanda Towney, an associate at the law firm of DLA Piper.
BYOD programs bring plenty of focus on data security and employee privacy issues. But what about legal challenges, such as electronic discovery?
The latest wave of wearable mobile technology is on the market, and what's on the market will inevitably try to make its way inside the doors of the enterprise. Organizations that have, until now, had little interaction between the CIO shop and the legal department could soon find the carpet wearing thin between the offices.
Close to half of North American companies do not have a data governance policy in place, even though 82 percent face external regulatory requirements for stored data, according to a survey of 454 organizations in 11 industries by Rand Worldwide.
Oftentimes, litigation or regulatory action requires a company to turn over electronic data under its control to the court or agency, a process known as electronic discovery. Clear BYOD policies can protect a firm should data located on an employee's personal device become part of the e-discovery process.
The e-discovery process not only is growing more complicated, but non-compliance is becoming a lot more costly, especially if you fail to preserve relevant documents. In a recent case out of Texas, a
There are a lot of complicated reasons for organizations to make information governance (IG) a priority, including the possibility of having to respond to e-discovery demands at some point in the
Companies can have a lot of good reasons for not holding on to all of their old email, not the least of which is getting rid of content that might otherwise be requested through e-discovery. For
As an IT manager, it's important to really know your company's legal team, not just who they are. It's important to have conversations with them long before you have to. Gartner blogger Frank Kenney