Privacy Matters: How to Monitor Employees for Regulatory Compliance without Violating Employee Privacy
Under the increasing burden of regulatory compliance such as PCI, HIPAA, SOX, NERC and ISO 27001, companies are more and more seeking some form of monitoring platform for recording employee activity. Not surprisingly, this has been met with concern on the part of employees, who fear that employee monitoring is stepping on their rights to privacy in the workplace. However, a combination of transparency and common sense can bridge these two seemingly diametric positions. After all, if an employer seeks to simply meet regulatory compliance, and can do so without infringing on employee rights, then both sides will benefit from greater efficiency, clarity and profitability….