Published: 14 July 2006
Analyst(s): Lori Robinson, Mike Neuenschwander, W. Scott Blackmer
Enterprise organizations are increasingly challenged to safeguard sensitive and proprietary data and secure physical facilities. To accomplish this, employers are implementing technologies such as surveillance systems, smart cards, and biometrics which control and monitor employee activity. As a result, employers are confronted with the difficult task of securing the enterprise environment without infringing on their employee's right to privacy. In this overview, W. Scott Blackmer, Esq. details the laws and regulations governing human resource data and outlines considerations for implementing technology and information practices while protecting the rights of the employee.
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