CheckPoint - Monitoring Employees on Networks

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Monitoring Employees and Networks Email allows for direct and nearly instant communication between multiple departments at any time of the day. It also creates a window of opportunity for customers to easily interact with the company in question. Gone are the days of having to write a letter, wait a week, and then hopefully receive an educated reply. According to a number of studies, 25 percent of employee online time is spent on non-work related tasks. This number possibly grows to 90 percent when regarding personal emails coming and going from work (pg. 206 Essentials of MIS). By limiting email access, company productivity would most likely rise and personal conversations would be saved for home. Once an email leaves an organization, it usually ends up at the Inbox of whoever was supposed to receive it. There are instances however where emails gets “hacked. Times like this can breed lawsuits and only enhance the grounds on which a company should monitor employee emailing. Instant messaging (“IM”) is a more recent addition to many companies. In the
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course IT 205 IT 205 taught by Professor Taylor during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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