14 Aug Is Your Boss Or Co-Worker Reading Your Email?
Cybercrime is no laughing matter
– Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief
Sausalito, Calif. – Aug. 14, 2020
Does the HR department have the right to read your incoming and outgoing emails? And under what circumstances are they permitted to do so? For instance, after you resign, or when investigating a cybercrime case.
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Have you written emails to the CEO? Do you know who else may have access to the messages?
Is it legal for your employer to read your emails? Look into it and you might not like the answer. We don’t have a clear cut answer for you — but suffice to say that there are definitely circumstances when this is a permissible practice.
Does reading this make you feel anxious? Why?
Going forward, we suggest you think before firing off an email too quickly. You never know who may wind up reading it.
Be smart. Don’t click. Stay safe.
We’ll be back soon with another cybercrime cartoon.