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There’s No Margin for Error in Cybersecurity — Here’s How to Build a Strong Online Defense through Everyday Habits

July 17, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

An average employee uses around 2.5 devices for work. So, imagine an organization with a thousand employees. That’s a whopping 2500 endpoints, or rather, 2500 different ways an attacker can breach your organization. Now, while IT and security teams are working tirelessly to keep […]


Software

Make Your Company a Hard Target for Job Scams

July 2, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Your company’s talent is its lifeblood. Job postings for qualified individuals and other recruitment activities are vital to its operations. What happens, then, when scammers conduct phishing schemes to trick individuals into applying for nonexistent jobs you didn’t post with […]


News

Managing artificial intelligence in the workplace

March 21, 2024

Via: HR Hero

The last several years have seen artificial intelligence (AI) become mainstream in the workplace. Today, HR professionals widely use AI tools for recruiting, onboarding, and administering leave and benefits. Managers use generative AI to assist with their administrative and supervisory […]


Software

The Employees Secretly Using Generative AI at Work and Why Employers Should Care

December 27, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The rise in sophistication and availability of generative AI tools has opened up immense potential for humans to make their lives easier by shifting some of their tasks to such tools. And that potential certainly extends to the workplace where […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How Security Awareness Training Is Evolving

November 13, 2023

Via: SHRM

HR departments were once blissfully divorced from cybersecurity responsibilities—but not anymore. Today, they are increasingly involved in cyber-training programs for employees. Security awareness training, in particular, has risen from obscurity a decade ago and is now a huge industry. According […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Hire Cybersecurity Professionals

August 21, 2023

Via: SHRM

The White House recently kicked off an initiative aimed at bulking up the nation’s cybersecurity workforce. And a boost is needed: An estimated 750,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. are vacant, and demand for cybersecurity workers is expected to grow […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Remote Work: Tips You and Your Employer Can Implement for Security

May 2, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Most companies sent their employees home to work in March 2020, adding to the threat vectors of cyberattacks. Employees who had never worked remotely suddenly found themselves sitting at their kitchen table trying to manage their day of work. Tasks, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

HR Teams Play an Integral Role in Safeguarding Employee Data

April 3, 2023

Via: HR Hero

One of the weightiest responsibilities for any HR department is the protection of employees’ personal data. Consider the amount of sensitive employee information companies possess: tax documents, Social Security numbers, insurance information, bank account numbers, and candidate data. The major […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why Mass Layoffs Pose Insider Risks and How Companies Can Protect Themselves

March 6, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The last year and a half has brought unusual mass movements of people leaving and entering the workplace. Trends have included record breaking resignations, quiet quitting, and most recently, layoffs across industries including tech, financial services, food and beverage, and […]


Software

How to Use a Phishing Simulation to Train Employees

December 23, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Cybercrime is at an all-time high, leaving companies, government agencies, and consumers at risk of severe data breaches. Data suggests phishing emails account for 91% of all cyberattacks. Despite efforts to mitigate these scams with advanced security measures, phishing tactics […]


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The Growing Role of HR in Cybersecurity

December 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Cybercrime is an increasing concern in our digitally-reliant world. For businesses, any breach can cause significant disruption to productivity and safety. Indeed, one recent report found that each cyberattack costs businesses $200,000 on average. While bigger corporations may be able […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 Security Steps to Take After Firing an Employee

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

No one enjoys terminating an employee, but sometimes it has to happen. While many employees will leave without any issues, some might feel they were unjustly let go or be disgruntled after their termination. In those cases, it’s important to […]


Software

Addressing the Basics of Remote Work Security

October 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In just a few short years, hybrid working has become an everyday part of corporate life. The combination of working from home and a centralized workplace offers convenience and flexibility, and in progressive countries such as the Netherlands, it may […]


Software

Effective Ways Staff Can Protect Organizations Against Cyberattacks

April 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, there was a sudden need for businesses to rethink their pre-existing processes and, instead, implement more remote working-focused systems that allowed their staff or students to continue working from their own homes. As a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Workplace Safety Concerns Hit All-Time High for U.S. Employees

April 5, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Most U.S. employees are more concerned about workplace safety than ever before, with worries ranging from health hazards to cybersecurity, and they expect employers to ensure their well-being while on the job, according to a new study from AlertMedia. Based […]


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Today’s Digital Native Employees Need a New Social Contract with Their Employers

February 23, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The pandemic brought rapid technological change that has impacted almost every aspect of the workplace, and nearly everyone in business can feel it. In a 2021 survey of business leaders, more than three-quarters said the workplace management of employees has […]


Editorial

Risks in Creating an HR Framework in 2021

August 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Companies around the world have come to rely on HR strategies to ensure their employees will uphold the company’s values in building a better future. For any business, a better future begins with a healthy company, and this encompasses a […]


Research

SCOTUS Limits Scope of Cybersecurity Law

August 17, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a ruling interpreting the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a 1986 federal statute that imposes civil and criminal liability for unauthorized computer access. In short, the Court decided that as […]


Software

Best Practices to Protect Your Data: Reviewing DOL’s Cybersecurity Instructions

August 4, 2021

Via: HR Hero

With the recent spike in cybersecurity breaches rippling through all corners of the global business landscape, the surging interest in data protection has caused even the highest departments of state to take note and weigh in. In April 2021, the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Building the Cyber Workforce One Woman at a Time

July 19, 2021

Via: HR Hero

In recent years, we have seen a revolution in the cybersphere. An increasingly hyperconnected world has opened the doors to more malicious threats from hackers, inside and out. In response, companies of all sizes have begun taking their cyber defenses […]