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March 22, 2016

Employee monitoring in general is very widespread practice used almost in every company. Video monitoring and phone recording often used as a security measure or as a way to check attendance and evaluate employee performance.

Employee monitoring practices

However with wide spread of mobile and computer usage by employees, old ways to monitor employee activity may not produce sufficient results. Employees may appear to work diligently behind...

March 14, 2016

Most organizations gather and store a large amount of sensitive data. Client databases with personal and financial information, internal documentation detailing trade secrets, content and technologies produced by an organization, etc. Employees, sub-contractors, and third-party vendors often access this data on a daily basis. This opens the very real possibility for data to be misused, either intentionally for personal gain, or inadvertently.

Data protection...

March 07, 2016

With the number of highly publicized data leaks and breaches on the rise, cyber security continues to be a hot topic throughout 2016. Upper managers ask themselves, how to increase information security inside their companies. What solutions and measures need to be employed in order to provide reliable network security?

Best cyber security practices

Everyone is aware of the importance of using anti-viruses and firewalls. By using products...

February 20, 2016

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities are a common thing for healthcare industry. It is shown once again, for example, by the study conducted by Independent Security Evaluators, which states that every modern healthcare organization have such problems. Outsider attacks present new challenges, but even more dangerous are hidden insider threats. For example, this year an employee working at the Montefiore Medical Center was indicted following the theft of personal data of more than 12000 patients. Such breaches...

January 13, 2016

A number of European employers are concerned about monitoring of employee activity during working hours as it may be considered as violation of the workers' data and correspondence privacy. Meanwhile, insider threats remain the growing danger to the corporate data and operation security and employees are frequently the most privileged and numerous insiders.

 

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