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

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

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