By Josh Headley, Discovery Engineer, D4 LLC
Recent revelations that the National Security Administration (NSA) uses popular video games such as Angry Birds to collect mobile device user information left us wondering: is anything sacred? Looking back, it now seems obvious that we were being spied on all along. Take a quick peek through the gaming archives and let us know if anything seems amiss.
With security and privacy risks around every corner, business leaders and e-discovery practitioners are taking more calculated steps to protect their intellectual property and personal information. Those seeking your confidential information and competitive secrets are no longer teenagers in computer science classes trying to one-up their peers or prove a point. Nefarious activities are being performed by professional criminals and governments alike, both overseas and right in our back yards. Video games give players multiple lives, but real-world IP theft can cause damage to your brand and market competitiveness.
If you suspect information theft in your organization, whether it was performed by departed employees or an outside entity, contact a forensics expert to begin a legitimate internal investigation.
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