Fifty-Seven e-Policy Rules to
Help Keep Your
Organization in Business ...
and Out of Court
e-Policy Rule 1: Through the implementation of a comprehensive e-policy program that combines written rules with employee education supported by discipline and technology tools, organizations can effec- tively minimize electronic risks and maximize compliance.
e-Policy Rule 2: You cannot afford to ignore new and emerging tech- nology. If you fail to provide the hot, must-have technologies of the day, chances are your tech-savvy employees will bring them in through the back door. Left undetected and unmanaged, that2019s a recipe for disaster!
e-Policy Rule 3: Electronically stored information (ESI) creates the electronic equivalent of DNA evidence. ESI can2014and will2014be subpoe- naed and used as evidence for or against your organization should it one day become embroiled in a workplace lawsuit.
e-Policy Rule 4: Clearly written and effectively communicated e-Policies can help employers demonstrate to courts and regulators that the organization has made every effort to manage electronic use and content.
e-Policy Rule 5: Your ability to formally define, effectively retain, successfully archive, and quickly produce electronic business records is one of the most important jobs your organization can undertake.