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Re: Execs Tell Employees to Leave iPods at Home
Posted by: Anonymous 2006-07-18 18:50:15
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If you work for a mid-sized to large Canadian business, there's almost a one-in-three chance your boss is telling you to leave your iPod at home, a new survey by Ipsos-Reid suggests. There's even less chance you'll be allowed to bring in your personal laptop computer or one of those thumb-sized USB storage devices. A rising fear of data theft is prompting corporate Canada, as well as governments that store sensitive information, to target small computing devices.

Re: Execs Tell Employees to Leave iPods at Home
Posted by: SlyRobber 2006-07-18 19:00:14 In reply to: Anonymous
I think doing this is the usual lazy spoiled business communities way of doing things. The world of electronics is constantly changing and expanding. A respectful relationship with the employees and a proactive security policy with things like broad information encryption well planned comprehensive security practices will go a long way in securing sensitive information. Much more than trying to play catch up with technology that in most cases make for a more pleasant and productive environment instead of the knee-jerk reaction of making the employees and their property the enemy. In the end one might just start feeling like the enemy and act the part.
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