Employee Use of Social Media in the Workplace: How Companies Can Protect Trade Secrets and Prevent the Misappropriation of Confidential Information
Complimentary Briefing/Webinar - Protect Trade Secrets and Confidential Information in a Social Media Workplace
April 18, 2012 – EpsteinBeckerGreen Washington, DC Office
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT - Briefing and Q&A
(Webinar to start at 9:00 AM EDT)
In a world where employers must store confidential business-sensitive data in multiple locations and the number of devices through which such information can be copied and transferred is ever increasing, it is vital for companies to take appropriate steps to safeguard their confidential information from misappropriation. This is particularly important in the current economic climate, where employees have become increasingly mobile. Additionally, the prevalence of the use of social media by current and former employees has increased the risks that valuable confidential business information may lose its protected status or fall into the hands of a competitor through improper disclosure.