Strategies for Maintaining Information Security and Protecting Trade Secrets in Connection with Telework

June 2020
Region: Asia Pacific

With Japan’s novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency declaration lifted, many companies are hoping to have their employees return to working at the office. A number of companies are considering keeping in place the telework arrangements adopted in response to this crisis in order to realize benefits of streamlined work flow and improved employee lifestyle, while also maintaining measures to prevent COVID-19 infections.

Below is a summary of recommendations regarding telework that companies should keep in mind as they form their strategies for telework information security and protection of trade secrets (under the Unfair Competition Prevention Act). We standby ready to assist your organization to identify and implement telework policies and procedures to address these issues.