Unit 5 Discussion: Who is Watching You?
Information technology has become an important and necessary business tool. Can you even imagine a business not using some type of technology? How did we work before we had the Internet and email? How did we even live? However, with all the advantages of using the latest technological tools, there are some disadvantages.
Consider the following: Do you want one of your employees spending half the day surfing the Internet, chatting with friends, or downloading unauthorized programs? What about phone calls to friends and to customers? Do you want to know what employees are saying to your customers? What about monitoring key strokes on a computer and checking web sites visited?
Note: In the ECPI Catalog, there is a full section on "Computer Usage." This section references what we can and cannot do on and with the ECPI computer and network systems. Most companies have such rules and regulations.
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