King & Spalding Blocks Email Access Amid Security Concerns

Law360, San Francisco (April 16, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT) -- In an effort to prevent security breaches, King & Spalding LLP is barring employees from logging into their personal email accounts from work-issued machines, including laptops, starting May 1, according to an internal memo Monday.

King & Spalding will install software on its internal network that blocks employees' access to popular email-hosting sites such as Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail, but the firm also told workers they would not be allowed to log in to personal accounts that weren't blocked, either because they aren't included in the...
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