Insider Threat Management – Theft of IP

Insider Threat Management – Theft of IP David Caldwell is the Principal of Forensic IT.  We have worked together, with great success, on several investigations involving alleged theft of confidential information by employees. One of the most common forensic investigations we conduct often follows the departure of employees who say they have resigned and moved on…
Read more

Why Mediation

Mediation is a form of assisted negotiation. Whilst settlement rates for Alternative Dispute Resolution are generally high (50% to 85% according to a 2004 research paper by NADRAC), it is the quality of mediation settlements that is important. The proven process enables the parties to identify options to resolve the issues between them, assisted by…
Read more

Independent Workplace Investigations Make Practical Sense

Recently I was appointed to investigate allegations made by an accounts clerk that she was being bullied by her immediate supervisor. The allegations happened to coincide with performance management measures following some admitted clerical errors. Rather than run the risk of an adverse action claim (“You terminated my employment because I made a complaint”) the…
Read more