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July/August 2016 issue, Volume 2, Issue 7

Mobile privacy policy concerns complicate security

How far should organizations go to ensure mobile device privacy? Last year, facing billions in legal fees, JPMorgan Chase launched a bold plan to combat noncompliant and illegal employee behavior. The Wall Street behemoth implemented technology to monitor and analyze workers' communications and other activity, with the goal of identifying and stopping potentially damaging behavior before it occurs. The data the firm collects includes emails, internet traffic, instant messages, text messages and phone calls, according to its systems monitoring policy. When a mobile privacy policy is needed Such measures may be necessary in highly regulated industries such as finance, where data breaches, insider trading and collusion can have devastating consequences. But the fact is, IT departments across all industries have the ability to monitor and collect employee data. And thanks to the ubiquity of mobile devices and the rise of BYOD, employers have access to more data -- and more personal data -- than ever before. "Surveillance is easy to ...

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