Date: May 21, 2003
In today's workplace, all sorts of electronic communications, like telephones, e-mail and the Internet, are being used in the workplace. New delivery vehicles, like wireless phones and e-mail, hand-held personal data administrators (PDAs), are routine, and employees use laptops and even in-home computers for work. Biometrics and Smart Card technology are further revolutionizing today's workplace. Further, in the post 9/11 environment, both the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace and the National Strategy to Secure Physical Infrastructures emphasize the crucial need for data and physical operation security.
Balancing worker privacy with corporate security obligations, both physical security of personnel, third parties and assets, and data security, continues to be a complex task. Here are a few tips on electronic surveillance, monitoring, and searches in today's workplace:
For more information, please contact Sheila A. Millar at (202) 434-4143, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .