The Coming Storm: Text Messages on Employee Mobile Devices


Because there are privacy interests involved in data discovery from mobile devices and the number of employees using text messages for business is growing, companies and their counsel must understand the unique challenges the preservation and discovery of text messages pose.

Register now to download this informative report and you will:

  • Get seven practical tips on how to avoid the potential legal pitfalls of using text messages in business. These include implementing a detailed BYOD policy and ensuring data collection teams or vendors are fully equipped to handle mobile devices and data extraction.
  • Understand the unique challenges involved in obtaining evidence from text messages over emails. For example, while most email data are stored on a company's server, text message extraction may require collecting the device from the employee — which poses challenging and delicate privacy and forensic issues.
  • Recognize the potential for litigation with analysis of recent cases including Riley v. California and Hosch v. BAE Systems Information Solutions, Inc.