Our last few blogs focused on Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) caselaw.  Specifically, we discussed rulings in cases in which employees moved corporate data to personal clouds.  In the last month we saw the result of a regulatory agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) elevating  cybersecurity to an enforcement priority.   In the SEC’s first […]

Category Cloud,Seminars

Last time, we introduced you to the idea of Bring Your Own Cloud—employees using cloud applications for corporate data. That post emphasized the emerging case law on BYOC issues. This time, we’ll look more closely at the consequences for organizations that allow use of personal cloud technology, and for the companies

Category Cloud,Spoliation

By now, most of you are aware of the risks of corporate Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs. But have you considered BYOC? Bring Your Own Cloud refers to employees’ use of cloud technologies for corporate data and materials. BYOC is less a cost-saving convenience for companies than a side effect of emerging technology. On […]

Category Cloud

I recently surveyed a group of people and asked, ”When you hear the word ‘cloud’ do you think of something positive or negative?” Not surprisingly, respondents divided on the question.  They offered the pleasant definition of soft, white formations in the heavens or the gloomier alternative of a moisture-bearing object in the sky.  We technical folk tended toward the neutral response of software […]

On September 24th, I had the pleasure of serving as a panelist at a Merchant & Gould CLE event focused on the ever-evolving issues around corporate branding. “Cyberworld and Protecting Your Brand” also featured industry experts Sarah Lockner from 3M, Richard Ostrom from Waypoint, Inc., and, of course, Merchant and Gould’s intellectual property gurus Will […]