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Be Clear On Identity Theft In The Workplace

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 21, 2018 3:20:54 PM

We often hear that individuals and consumers need to be vigilant in protecting their identity, especially online. What we may not hear is that identity theft in the workplace is on the rise, as well. 

 

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Topics: management practices, cybersecurity, identity theft, identity fraud, policies and procedures

HR Management And Cybersecurity

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 24, 2018 10:45:00 AM

The recent media focus on online privacy issues and social media platforms also highlights the role of HR management of cybersecurity in the workplace.

There are a number of concerns with cybersecurity at work, chief among them being identity theft. Also known as identity fraud, identity theft is typically a crime in which someone obtains key pieces of personally identifiable information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers. This information is then used to make purchases online and other activities.

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Topics: privacy issues, personal technology, identity theft, cybersecurity, social security number

Be Clear On Employee Technology And Social Media Use Policies

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 30, 2018 8:35:15 AM

Numbers of surveys confirm that social media and technology use among employees leads to a loss of productivity. But, more importantly, legal and security concerns are on the rise because of it, as well.

Technology has great potential for businesses in almost every realm of their organizations. However, its personal use by employees has also become the number one employment legal risk for employers. In fact, according to a recent study, businesses report that about 25 percent of outgoing email contains content that could pose a legal, financial or regulatory risk.

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Topics: privacy issues, personal technology, cybersecurity, policies and procedures, employee lawsuits

Identity Theft And Payroll Tax Filing: Being Aware And Prepared

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 21, 2017 10:16:40 AM

It has been recently disclosed that more than 145 million Americans have had their personal information stolen from a variety of places. And it's certainly not the first time.

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Topics: cybersecurity, identity theft, IRS, social security number, payroll tax filing, income tax reporting

Epayroll And Employer Cybersecurity

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 4, 2017 9:17:24 AM

Employers are responsible for an increasing number of tasks, and safeguarding employee information is one of them. Epayroll systems can help with that.

Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is typically a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers, in order to impersonate someone else. This is often done online which has led to the term “cybercrime.”

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Topics: cybersecurity, identity theft, epayroll, employee lawsuits, HR compliance, HR best practices

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