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Former Employee Could Sue Company over Data Breach

November 21, 2022

Via: SHRM

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a former employee of a biopharmaceutical company could sue the company for a data breach that resulted in the publication of her sensitive personal information on the dark web. Rejecting the […]


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 […]


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AI Can Help Protect HR Data from Hackers

August 16, 2022

Via: SHRM

The sensitive nature of HR data has always made it a rich target for bad actors. The prominent ransomware attack on industry vendor UKG represents just one example of cybercriminals’ increased attempts to breach Social Security numbers, bank account information, […]


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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 […]


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High Court Clarifies When Employee’s Data Misuse Violates Federal Fraud Act

June 7, 2021

Via: SHRM

Do employees who are authorized to access information on a work computer violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) if they use such information for unauthorized purposes? In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court found that a person […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Help Employees Understand the Importance of Cybersecurity

April 26, 2021

Via: SHRM

Almost half of all employees have been working from home since the pandemic began, according to a recent Gallup poll. No doubt, that makes the job of protecting the organization’s data, networks and apps even more challenging. As the lines between […]


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Tips for Keeping Employee Data Secure

April 17, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Most employers are already taking steps to ensure employee data are kept safe. Employees want assurance that their personal data are being secured. Here are a few tips for employers to help keep employee data safe: Train everyone who has […]


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Drafting a remote work policy: 5 legal pitfalls to watch for

March 18, 2020

Via: HR Morning

The COVID-19 pandemic is the ultimate game-changer that has turned many things, especially business, on its head. In response, most companies are implementing work-from-home-arrangements for employees so they can keep things running. Along with all the cautions about online scams […]


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Top Cybersecurity Concerns for HR in 2019

March 5, 2019

Via: SHRM

Artificial intelligence, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies and application programming interfaces that connect disparate HR systems have brought important new benefits to the workforce. But the adoption of these technologies—along with a rise in sophisticated new forms of cyberattacks—also has created new […]


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Handling Candidate Data Will Be Under the Spotlight in 2019

January 31, 2019

Via: SHRM

This is the second article in a two-part series. The first installment detailed the growing trends of social media screening and real-time employee monitoring, as well as the emerging acceptance of job candidates with criminal backgrounds. Employers that conduct employment […]


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Insiders Are Serious Threats to Cybersecurity in an Organization

November 29, 2018

Via: Workforce

Do you remember the movie “When a Stranger Calls”? The movie opens with a teenage babysitter receiving a telephone call from a man who asks, “Have you checked the children?” She dismisses the call as a practical joke. But, as […]


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13 Ways to Reduce Cyberattack Vulnerability

July 10, 2018

Via: SHRM

Cybercriminals consider small businesses a “target of choice,” and a vast number of owners may be leaving their websites and companies unnecessarily vulnerable to attack, a new report suggests. Training employees on sound cybersecurity practices is an integral part of […]


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How Companies Can Guard Against Ransomware

November 8, 2016

Via: SHRM

Ransomware has become so prevalent that it has eclipsed all other forms of malware in terms of incidents. Criminals have set up call centers so victims can pay ransoms in digital currency called bitcoin, and cybercriminals are now providing one […]


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Ensuring Data Security in a Modern Workplace

August 12, 2016

Via: Spark

As a CHRO, you have a lot on your mind when it comes to the challenges of acquiring, developing and retaining talented employees. Being focused on compliance is also part of the daily responsibility for an HR leader. There is, […]


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Mitigating Big Data Security Risks: An HR Perspective

July 5, 2016

Via: Spark

Many organizations are now embracing the curation of big data to enable strategic decisions based on statistical fact rather than intuition — and that includes HR decisions. Because big data could be a big part of HR departments for years […]


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HR and IT must communicate, collaborate to reduce risk

June 29, 2016

Via: HR Dive

Data security typically falls to the IT department, but with the rise in internally driven data theft and breaches, IT and HR need to get their heads together to create a truly effective data security front, according to CSO. One […]