Clouds, Mobile Devices And The Workplace

Law360, New York (October 2, 2012, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Businesses, large and small, are increasingly incorporating cloud computing models into their information-technology infrastructure. While the privacy risks in commercial cloud computing are a relatively known quantity and are being addressed in contracts between users and providers, employee use of cloud services via mobile devices has spawned a new generation of privacy and security issues.

Best practices for identifying and managing these risks are evolving, and “Bring Your Own Device” (“BYOD”) programs and “Mobile Device Management” (“MDM”) software are becoming increasingly prevalent as compliance meets a...
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