The former employer is seeking the return of all confidential data as well as payment of compensatory and punitive damages.
"The complaint alleges that in his waning days as CEO he squirreled away massive amounts of data, containing “highly sensitive trade secrets.”."Organizations don't need wait for a former employee to start a competing business to discover their trade secrets have been stolen. Organizations can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services to not only proactively detect data theft by insiders but even predict that an employee is about to leave the company.
Learn how to proactively detect identity theft and unauthorized breaches of data privacy, even by authorized users - with no hardware and no on-site software.Sources:
(a) Chesapeake Sues McClendon, Alleging Theft Of 'Trade Secrets' - www.Forbes.com, 02/17/2015