How To Prevent The Risks Associated To The Use Of The Internet By Companies EmployeesEmployees sending personal emails or browsing through recreational websites at the office are obviously less productive; besides, this recreational surfing might create a host of legal problems for the employer, such as disclosure of trade secrets, sexual harassment claims, copyright infringement and invasions of privacy accusations. The solution to this legal risk (“e-risk”) goes through the introduction of well-crafted and stringently enforced Internet and email policies.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:How can a system be monitored?
Is this monitoring legal?
What should email and Internet policies contain?
What about filtering devices?