The challenges associated with employee use of smartphones, tablets, and personal cloud applications such as Dropbox and Google Drive have been splashed across the headlines. Given the critical role of cloud and mobile functionality in business, few if any clients will likely ever be free from such challenges. However, there are steps that lawyers can take to help their clients either avoid or ameliorate the risks associated with these indispensable innovations. This program will discuss some of the key risks associated with mobile device and personal cloud use and spotlight best practices for addressing the issues.
Topics covered include:
• Detecting and addressing shadow IT environments where employees use personal clouds without the knowledge and approval of their employer
• The benefits and risks to an employer from “bring your own cloud” (BYOC) policies
• Understanding the litigation risks that mobile messaging applications present to organizations
– Anne Bentley McCray, Partner, McGuireWoods
– Collin Vierra, Stakeholder, Eimer Stahl
– Ellen Blanchard, Director of Discovery and Information Governance, T-Mobile
– Gregg Parker, Consultant, Data Systems Specialist,
Driven, Inc. CLE Status: Approved: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, Washington Pending: North Carolina, Virginia *This presentation is approved or pending CLE accreditation in the aforementioned States for 1 general credit. **Please note that you must attend the entire webinar to be eligible for CLE credit. Each participant must be logged into the webinar in order to receive credit. ***If you are seeking CLE accreditation in another State, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance as proof of your participation. Please check with your State Bar to ensure you can be accredited through reciprocity.