Employee monitoring: When IT is asked to spy

Computerworld: It's 9:00 in the morning, or 3:00 in the afternoon, or even 10:00 at night. Do you know what your users are up to?

More than ever, IT managers can answer "Oh, yes" to that query.

As corporate functions, including voice and video, converge onto IP-based networks, more corporate infractions are happening online. Employees leak intellectual property or trade secrets, either on purpose or inadvertently; violate laws against sexual harassment or child pornography; and waste time while looking like they are hard at work.

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zoks3104442d ago

If my employer ever spy on me while im off site or off hours, there will be a lot of popped tires and home break-ins for the management team. Nah ill just sue the shit out of them. Spying on private citizens is illegal.