A recent Texas case holds several simple but important lessons for implementing BYOD (mobile) policies for employers and employees alike. In Rajaee v Design Tech Homes et al., (Dist. Court, SD Texas, 2014), Saman Rajaee sued his employer, Design Tech Homes, for remote wiping personal data from his iPhone shortly after Rajaee gave notice of resignation. Rajaee cited violations of both federal and state law. Although the case was dismissed in federal court, the state court claims are still pending.Read More
So an attacker hacks into your printer. That’s no big deal, right? Printers don’t have much in the way of memory, so how much data can really be at risk if someone hacks into one?
Dallas attorney Shawn E. Tuma, one of the nation’s leading legal experts on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), says that attacks against embedded systems like printers can expose companies to much larger security risks, including a costly CFAA breach that requires public disclosure and a risk of regulatory penalties.Read More
Agencies that enforce laws such as the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act or privacy and consumer protection laws like FINRA, FERPA, and HIPAA are taking a close look at mobile printing compliance issues.
In the beginning, words and images were created by hand. The process was slow and difficult, and written documents were expensive and highly prized.
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One of the basic realities facing IT managers is that any security system is only as reliable as the users make it. Employee behavior around mobile printing is a perfect example of this rule in action.