The plaintiff asserts it determined the defendant downloaded confidential information, such as price list secrets and other proprietary information, in the weeks prior to his leaving the firm.
"[Plaintiff] claims [employee] breached a non-compete clause by stealing client lists and targeting clients after he joined a similar firm." - Court documentsIt is unclear how the plaintiff first learned about the data breach. Organizations seeking to proactively detect data theft by employees and contractors can utilize SaaS analytics services.
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) Former employee sued for allegedly breaching non-compete clause, stealing proprietary information - www.LousianaRecord.com, 09/08/2015