Company computer policies risk becoming obsolete -- Policies must reflect new laws and court decisions on data theft, social networking and cloud computing.

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Have your client companies’ policies kept pace with changes in the law affecting computer technology? New statutes and court decisions relating to computer technology affect every business. Many companies overlook opportunities to respond to these new laws by adopting robust policies to take advantage of the protections they afford and to minimize the risks they pose. This article will review three critical areas of computer technology that should be addressed by company policies: theft of data, social networking and cloud computing.

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Published In: Civil Remedies Updates, Criminal Law Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates, Privacy Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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