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 like security that were traditionally “someone else’s job” were now the responsibility of every employee. […]
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 breaches we see in the headlines are typically focused on the theft of customer data, […]
Despite increased investment in cybersecurity, data breaches cost businesses an average of $4.35 million in 2022, according to AAG, an IT support services company. Amir Tarighat, digital privacy expert and CEO of cybersecurity company Agency, says that cybercriminals have increasingly turned their attacks to the personal devices of employees to gain access to employer data. […]
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 media. These shifts have led anxious employees to the latest trend of “career cushioning” – […]
Gianna Driver doesn’t think of herself as a quote unquote human resources (HR) person. She thinks of herself as a businessperson who does HR. Driver started her career working in corporate insurance and then pivoted, taking a role at a small startup. Not long after, she gravitated toward many of the functions in HR. “I […]
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 have become highly sophisticated and far more capable of penetrating internal systems. Many companies are responding proactively, investing in […]
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 to weather this, small companies almost certainly can’t. As such, all companies need to […]
In this digital age, more people are seeing the advantages of conducting business online. With this mass entry into the digital space, there come a number of risks. This is why it is crucial to consider cybersecurity training in every workplace and ensure that it is done right. The following are some of the important roles […]
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 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 turn into a legal right.