Unmanaged employee use of e-mail and the Web can subject your organization to costly risks including litigation, regulatory investigations, and public embarrassment. Responsible organizations should deploy clearly written acceptable usage policies (AUPs) for e-mail and Web usage, supported by employee training and enforced by technology solutions. Find out how to develop and enforce e-mail and Web AUPs in your workplace.
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gone to court to battle workplace lawsuits triggered by employee email.19 State and federal Freedom of Information statutes give the media and taxpayers access to government employees' email messages and attachments. The Patriot Act authorizes law enforcement to seize corporate email, and employers are under no obligation to notify users that their messages are under review. SOX, GLBA, HIPAA, NYSE, SEC, NASD, and the IRS are just a few of the government and industry regulations and regulators that audit