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Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) is a federal law that prohibits unauthorized access to a computer or computer network.  Employers can sue employees under CFAA if they can prove that the employee had an intention to defraud the company that resulted in costs of $5,000 or more.   On the other hand, employees may have a claim under CFAA if their employer acted unlawfully in accessing or destroying their personal electronic data, or if the employer brought charges in retaliation for the employee reporting inappropriate activity.

Sidney L. Gold & Associates represent employees who have been sued by their employer, or when they have a case against their employer for computer fraud or abuse.  The laws governing electronic privacy are emerging at a fast pace as the world continues to transition to and improve privacy and technology in the workplace.  Our legal team of employment lawyers in Philadelphia is well versed on the current laws and provides a strong defense for their clients.

For more information on computer fraud and abuse, contact the Philadelphia employment law firm of Sidney L. Gold & Associates at 215-569-1999, or complete our online contact form.

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