Acceptable use policies are not new; many employers have them. However, policies may overlook some aspects of acceptable use of emails, the Internet, computer systems, and other information and technology (I&T) resources.
Organizations often make the mistake of considering the disposal of hardware only when they are ready to discard equipment, if at all. Instead, they should plan for hardware disposal throughout the entire systems development lifecycle, from acquisition and testing through to operations.
In the 2018 contaminated lettuce incident, what if it had been possible to trace the exact path of each shipment of lettuce and then remove from the marketplace only those products that could reasonably have been affected? With blockchain, that would have been possible.