Who is legally liable for information on employee devices?

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BYOD Policy
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If illegal software and images are on a BYOD who is liable.

I have been involved in some cases and this involves my background working with police
and computer forensics investigations.
It is very clear to me that company directors and IT Management and directors have 
got this very wrong.
Look Forward to your response. 

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  • CharlieBrowne

    You say that Directors & IT Management have it wrong; but you do not say how they have it. So how can we refute it?

    My answer would be

    1. Who owns the device?

    2. Who loaded the illegal data on to the device?

    3. Where did they get it from?

    4. Why was it loaded on the device?

    The answers to these questions would need to be answered before you could determine liability.

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  • Kevin Beaver
    How do you mean? What are you trying to get at? Prove?

    What's the business risk? What regulations/laws have been violated?

    What's your role being involved with these cases?
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  • ToddN2000
    Are you facing a software audit to validate licensing? What is managements stand on the issue?  Do they have corporate policy on devices and software? Are they enforced? There are too many possibilities and not enough facts on what is going on to answer this properly. Can you provide some more detailed facts ?
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