Glynis Sweeney reports on how human resource departments may surveill employees… and how employees who use their own devices for work may find their devices totally wiped:
The most common reason companies give for installing device management software is that it allows them to wipe out all the data on the phone if it is ever lost or stolen. Not only does that include corporate email, contacts and other communications, it also includes personal contacts, photographs, text messages, music and apps installed on the phone. If that sounds bad, it gets much worse, Human Resources departments have directed IT personnel to completely wipe a phone if an employee has suddenly quit or been fired.
But sometimes HR doesn’t coordinate employee firings well with the IT department.
Read more on Raw Story to find out what happened to one employee.
Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.