Freelancers now make up 35% of the U.S. workforce, and their numbers are anticipated to rise over the next few years. And more and more companies are beginning to rely on their expertise and labor.
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Spending for cybersecurity is expected to exceed $1 trillion from 2017 to 2020 as more individuals start using their smartphones and data become the most important resource in the world. And hackers aren’t just searching for credit card numbers and medical records anymore. They’re searching for any bit of information about your employees they can […]
As the global economy becomes increasingly computerized and interconnected, cybersecurity threats are increasing dramatically. This trend means that there are both increasing points of vulnerability—as more connections are formed and more data is transmitted over those connections—and greater incentives for cybercriminals—as more money changes hands over the Internet and more sensitive data are stored and transmitted […]
There are plenty of ways to keep older workers at your organization engaged, and as we point out in today’s Advisor, training plays no small part in this effort.
According to a recent report, more than 13 million consumers were victims of identity fraud in 2015, with fraudsters stealing a total of $15 billion from them. Your employees or business can easily become the next target, but there is one proactive step you can take to prevent and combat identity theft—proper training.
Cybersecurity is a top concern of all businesses today, and it’s important to train employees properly—but not many companies are prepared. Responding to the increasing cyber threat to organizations’ most vital confidential information—their “knowledge assets”—Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton and Ponemon Institute released its findings from The Cybersecurity Risk to Knowledge Assets study.
Did a Maryland casino take a gamble by not paying those whom they termed as “trainees”? They sure did and ended up in court as a result. Their trainees alleged that they should have been paid for the time they spent attending a 12-week dealer training program offered by the casino.
In yesterday’s Advisor, guest columnist Matt Cullina, CEO of IDT911, presented the importance of preparing employees for cyber incidents such as identity theft. Today Cullina addresses another important aspect of training for these security challenges—when you protect employees, you protect the business.
Yesterday’s Advisor provided a few tips for providing honest references about former employees while minimizing the legal risks to the company; today, we look at the flip side of the coin—checking references for potential new hires.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we provided training background and tips to help your employees use the Internet securely. Today, we hear from a legal expert on what malware is, how hackers use it, and what employees can do to avoid it.