The Article 29 Working Party issued an Opinion on data processing at work, which complements the Working Party’s previous guidance on the processing of personal data in the employment context and on the surveillance of electronic communications in the workplace. This blog entry provides highlights on the Opinion.
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On March 7, 2013, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office published guidance related to “Bring Your Own Device” programs. The guidance outlines the data protection risks associated with the increasing prevalence of BYOD and provides recommendations to data controllers regarding how to minimize such risks.
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On February 4, 2013, the German Federal Office for Information Security published a paper providing an overview of risks and risk-management strategies related to the growing trend of employees making personal use of employer IT systems and using their personal IT devices for work purposes.
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