Some organizations prohibit workers from bringing certain kinds of devices into the workplace, such as cameras, cell phones, and USB drives. Some businesses require employees to use clear or see-through backpacks when carrying personal items. What other devices might not be allowed in certain facilities, and why would they be restricted?
Organizations operating in highly regulated or sensitive industries prohibit employees from bringing cellphones, cameras, and USBs for safety and security reasons. Some of these companies even compel employees to use transparent backpacks to make it easy to check the devices they carry. Many companies are doing this as a means of avoiding risks. Phones have led to distracted driving and hence accidents. Moreover, employees can post controversial content from their mobile phones, making a company liable. Some companies ban cameras and USBs to prevent employees from stealing sensitive information.