Mitigating Impacts of Data Breaching

Mitigating Impacts of Data Breaching Duty to a reasonable standard of professional care by small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is a topic gaining popularity among Chief Information Officers (CIOs). The rule element that forms the basis to negligence, is substantive to tort liability in an IT malpractice case. The duty of a CIO is a legal premise that enforces a …

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Ensuring Effective Application of Training Concepts for Employees

How to Ensure Effective Application of Training Concepts for Employees One of the most important requirements in every business environment is the training of both incoming employees, as well as existing ones. Such training ensures that all employees are clear on their obligations, which leads to achievement of set goals. Ensuring effective application through communication in these training forums is essential and …

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Tips on Training Introverts and Extroverts

Tips on Training Introverts and Extroverts Your company has come up with policies that ensure compliance, and you want to be certain your employees understand and will follow the policy. Most likely, your company has coworkers who are extroverts and introverts. Carl Jung first discovered these terms in his psychological research, and in recent decades tools such as The Myers-Briggs …

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5 Benefits of Self Policing

5 Benefits of Self Policing Almost every industry deals with compliance, regulations, and important safety and legal guidelines; and almost every company, at one time or another, will need to have a response to a potential breach of those guidelines. As Murphy’s law puts it, ‘anything which can go wrong… will.’   That said, establishing a great self-policing environment can help minimize the negative …

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Generational Differences in Technology Compliance

Generational Differences in Technology Compliance Currently, four generations work in our modern workplaces, ranging from The Silent Generation to Millennials. All of these generations bring very different attitudes to the workplace. In no area are they more different, however, than in how these generations view and use technology. In particular there are stark generational differences between The Silent Generation and …

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Communication Components to Enforce Effective Compliance Training

Communication Components to Enforce Effective Compliance Training Communication is the key to effective compliance training. Creating awareness to the trainees is one of the best ways to ensure efficiency of the training. For an effective compliance trainer, communication and awareness are on their list of priorities. Some of the communication and outreach components to employ to drive the behavior of compliance training …

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Data Breaching’s Effect on Reputation and Customer Loyalty

 Data Breach’s Effect on Reputation and Customer Loyalty The old axiom “security is only relevant when it fails” resonates in today’s atmosphere of frequent cyber-attacks, and especially so as the price of a breach is only increasing. Per the Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: United States, a data breach’s total average organizational cost has reached a benchmark $6.53 million, or about $217 per compromised record.   Beyond those figures …

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Compliance Training for Different Learning Styles

Compliance Training for Different Learning Styles No matter how advanced a training program is, it will always achieve less that satisfactory results if it targets the wrong learning style for a given employee. While various experts identify learning styles differently, the most widely recognized classification separates learners — young and old — as visual, auditory, or kinesthetic. Although anyone can learn …

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Workplace Harassment Training Reduces Risk and Increases Productivity

Workplace Harassment Training Reduces Risk and Increases Productivity Workplace harassment comes in many different forms. Most managers instantly think of sexual harassment when workplace harassment is being discussed because it is the most common, or the most well-known, discussed form. The reality is there are other types of harassment that also have to be addressed to reduce risky behaviors that …

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