Okay, okay. I realize the headline is a bit misleading. But it isn’t every day that you hear about a data breach at Home Depot in which 56 MILLION credit cards may have been hacked. To put that into perspective, that’s 16
Save the Date: “Raiders of the Data Ark” Is a Blockbuster Coming Soon
First off, I should let you know that I am a poor substitute for Harrison Ford.
But, don’t let that dissuade you from saving October 16th as the date for a terrific conference that I’m helping to plan. The title is “Raiders of the Data Ark” and the subject is “2014 Data Privacy & Cyber…
Personal Data on Your Workers Next Target for Hackers?
Back in May, I talked about how data privacy was becoming a bigger issue for companies. Included in that, is the notion that human resources will play a key role in protecting information.
Today comes work of a massive coordinated effort by Chinese hackers to seek personal information on tens of thousands of government workers. …
Data Privacy and Human Resources: A Target to Aim For?
Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to speak at the Tri-State SHRM Conference held at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The session was led by Marc Kroll of Comp360 and I thank him publicly for both the invitation and the coordination. But a post about the great work that HR consultants like Marc do is a…
Upcoming Speaking Engagements – Something for Everyone
There was a point when I looked at my schedule a few weeks ago and wondered how exactly I had agreed to the number of speaking engagements that I had.
Even after I turned down at least a half dozen.
Some are employment law-based, and some are geared to the profession as a…
Data Privacy Continues to be Focus of Legislature (But What About Employers?)
Several years ago, Connecticut passed a law that, for the first time, required employers to take special precautions to protect the personal data of their employees.
For a refresher, you can see my prior posts here and here.
Now, there is news of some tweaks to the law with some implications for employers…