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Technology has simplified access to electronically stored information. Today, thousands of pages of data can be copied and transferred onto an inexpensive thumb drive or other computer device. As a result, information such as pricing, pricing strategies and methods, customer or client information, and even proprietary designs and formulas, can be downloaded and forwarded to a personal email address or another computer network with a few clicks of a mouse. Proprietary information that may have taken years to develop at significant cost will be at risk, along with a company’s competitive advantage. Intrusion into computer data can be ascertained and, in many instances, an intruder identified, with the aid of a forensic computer expert, albeit at significant expense. This article will address the relief available to an employer facing employee theft of electronically stored computer data.

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