Steps to Take to Prevent IP Theft and
By: Attorney Steven Rosenberg
Thanks to the latest technology such as Smartphones and laptops, it has never been easier for employees, whether intentionally or inadvertently, to walk away from their workplace with valuable, confidential information. And if this proprietary information gets into the wrong hands, the results can be devastating to a business’s success and survival in a competitive marketplace.
Marital issues, money shortages and a need to "get ahead" are some of the reasons employees say they stole money or valuable information from an employer, according to one recent survey.
What Every Employee and Employer Needs to Know About
Confidentiality & Non-Disclosure Workplace Agreements
By: Atty. Steve Rosenberg
When you think of company secrets, you perhaps think of a defense contractor building high-tech laser guided weapons. But the accounting firm down the street, the local hair salon, and even your trusty auto mechanic all possess secret or confidential information that it may want to protect. Not many people realize that something as simple and rudimentary as a business’ customer or client list, can be considered secret or confidential information. “Protected Information” can vary from employer to employer. Consequently, it is important for every employee to understand exactly what information is considered “protected” in their particular workplace.