For those of us who have been divorced, we understand the process and procedures. We know that we either represent ourselves (which could create problems during and after the divorce) or we retain the services of a reputable law firm (which prevents the pro-se issues). We enter into a marriage full of hope and dreams and unfortunately, we are only in control of half of that relationship. We enter into a divorce with the expectation to right the wrongs and in many cases, there are activities that need to be investigated. The he/said she/said of the relationship holds little weight in court. Documented behavior and actions are required. Not all divorces are complicated, but in relationships that end due to deceit, hiring an investigative [...]
Over the last few years something has happened in the business world – workers have become mobile. Unfettered through computers and use of the cloud, the old 9-5 doesn’t have to be within the confines of office walls.
With that freedom have come other issues.
One of the biggest issues is the protection of corporate assets. While workers have become mobile, they are carrying confidential corporate assets in the form of information with them on their computer and laptops. Those assets could include many things:
actual computer hardware (theft from cars, restaurants, airports, etc.)
product research and development
employee personnel information
Computers and laptops are routinely stolen. But the thefts of hardware are usually just to get the computer – laptop, notebook, notepad or phone – to [...]