Search the ePolicy Institute


Home    Login    Speakers' Bureau    Press Room    Do's & Don'ts    ePolicy Q&A


For a copy of 57 e-Policy Rules: Best Practices to Help Keep You in Business...and Out of Court, please enter your name and e-mail address here.
Your Name:
Your E-Mail:

Privacy Policy
About Us
Calendar of Events
Speakers' Bureau
ePolicy Institute Store

Free Stuff

 37 E-Mail Rules
 ePolicy Survey Results
 eMail Poll Results
 Internet Policies
 Software Policies
 Employee Training
 Super-Effective Electronic

 eDisaster Stories
 ePolicy Do's & Don'ts
 ePolicy Q&A
 CyberLove Disasters
 Press Room

  Site Resources
 Press Releases
 Preferred Partners

Vaporstream Free Trial

Watch for our new site. Coming soon!

For up-to-the-minute ePolicy news, follow us on:

Welcome to, your online resource for ePolicy Content,Forms, Books, Workshops, and eTraining Tools.

Employers: Want to Save Millions of Dollars on Legal Fees, Lost Productivity, Computer Security Breaches, and Other eDisasters?

The ePolicy Institute has you covered. The ePolicy Institute is devoted to helping employers limit eRisks through the development and implementation of effective eMail, Internet, and software policies.

Regulating employee eMail, Internet, and software use isn't a big brother tactic. It's smart business. Employee use of company computer resources, including eMail, the Internet, and software, can open any organization to electronic risks.

What Are the Most Common and
Costly eRisks Employers Face?

-Workplace Lawsuits
-Sexual Harassment Claims
-Trademark and Patent Infringement Suits
-Sabotage and Internal Security Breaches
-External Cracker and Hacker Attacks
-Lost Productivity
-Wasted Computer Resources
-Lengthy Business Interruption
-Six-Figure Fines and Jail Time for Software Piracy
-Million Dollar Legal Fees and Settlements
-Media Scrutiny
-Public Embarrassment

101 Email & Internet Disaster Stories is the
site of choice for:

Employers looking for help limiting eRisks and reducing liability costs.
HR Managers and Computer Security Professionals seeking tips and techniques to ensure employee compliance with written ePolicies.
Lawyers hoping to establish and grow cyberlaw practices.
Reporters seeking up-to-the-minute ePolicy facts. Visit for
FREE feature articles, columns, and background material.

  e-policy handbook  
Order here

Keeping Online Employees In-Line

21% of employee e-mail subpoenaed by courts & regulators.
13% of companies have battled lawsuits triggered by employee e-mail.
65% of companies lack e-mail retention policies.
94% of companies fail to retain & archive IM.
46% of companies offer employees NO e-mail policy training.
50% of workplace IM users send/receive in risky content including attachments, jokes, gossip, confidential info, porn.

Source: 2004 Workplace E-Mail and IM Survey from American Management Association and The ePolicy Institute. CLICK HERE for Survey Results.

Click here for Information Week Survey Coverage

The ePolicy Institute
2300 Walhaven Ct., Suite 200A
Columbus, OH 43220
614/451-3200 (phone)  614/451-8726 (fax)