Considerations for Addressing DOJ's Corporate Compliance Guidance on Mobile Devices and Messaging Platforms

In light of the DOJ's most recent guidance on the use of personal devices and third-party messaging applications by corporate personnel, this White Paper addresses issues and challenges that companies are facing in this area and offers guidance on whether, and how, to update relevant corporate policies, procedures, and systems. The ubiquitous use of mobile devices and messaging applications to conduct company business, and the DOJ's heightened focus on the preservation of and access to data from these sources, make it important to consider, among other things, potential technological solutions for increasing control over corporate data generated by use of messaging platforms and stored on mobile devices, related training, and effective preparation for possible data collection.

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