Some believe that our increasing reliance on technology has lessened the importance of humans in today’s workplace, but just the opposite is true. Although technology can help us work more efficiently, humans remain the central motor that drives all endeavors forward. This means human resources (HR) must play a role in cybersecurity.
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The challenge for the security guard industry has always been: How do we hire the best and the brightest, even though we can’t pay them as much as we need to? How do we attract qualified people? Security officer firms that need to hire a lot of guards to staff a new or expanding contract […]
Many organizations rely on visits from clients and/or vendors as a part of normal business operations, while others strictly forbid outside access to their offices. Regardless of how your business operates, however, there should be a clear workplace visitor policy in place, and it needs to be communicated to all employees. These policies serve to […]
Employees in crisis who make threats to harm themselves or others at work need immediate attention from both the Human Resources and Security Departments. It can help to get as many answers as possible to questions related to the employee’s motives, targets, and statements.
Forming a security group or council is the first step to enterprise security risk management. Acting as your eyes and ears, the committee anticipates, communicates, and prepares for internal and external threats through a comprehensive risk management process.
The new year brings new security concerns, some of which are just different variations on a similar concern. Despite massive federal, state, and local law enforcement, intelligence gathering, and surveillance efforts, lone wolf mass attackers and cybercriminals continue to plague our nation.
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed new so-called “Ban the Box” legislation, making it more difficult for employers in that state to conduct full criminal background checks without making a conditional offer of employment.
Information technology is high on the list of candidates who employers are looking to recruit. And yet, the shortage continues with thousands of open computing jobs nationwide remaining unfilled.
Does your organization have a heightened level of data-breach preparedness on its radar?
By Adam Stern A common goal of IT departments across organizations and industries is to maximize performance and speed of their performance and infrastructure. But, of course, it’s not only IT that is affected by this goal, and HR professionals must realize that they depend on this infrastructure as well.