Data Protection

Friendly fire

In today's rapidly evolving cyber-security landscape, organisations can't afford to limit their defence to only external attacks. Internal threats stemming from employee actions also need to be dealt with, through coordinated efforts between HR and the IT department.
Sham Majid - 09 Jun 2015
Bring-your-own device to work is increasingly becoming a euphemism for flexible working and being technology-savvy. However, beneath the positive clamour for its adoption, organisations are also combating dark forces arising from its use. HRM investigates
Shalini Shukla-Pandey - 07 Nov 2012
There has been a whopping 2,000% increase in cyber-attacks over three years, with nearly half originating from the Asia-Pacific region. Research has also found that more than three-quarters of people would stop dealing with an organisation in the event of a security breach. HRM uncovers HR's role in preventing corporate fraud
HRM Asia - 28 Aug 2012
A common misconception is that it's up to the IT department to impose restrictions on access to social media at work. Pat Devlin, Regional Director, Australia and New Zealand, WatchGuard Technologies, outlines where and how HR should be involved
Shalini Shukla-Pandey - 01 Aug 2012
In today's connected world, HR needs to find a way to draw the line between an employee's personal and professional life to prevent possible complications
Shalini Shukla-Pandey - 08 Sep 2011
In today's digital age, simple employee devices like the thumb drive can prove to be a data security risk in an organisation. Data theft is also becoming more rampant as electronic documents can be easily copied and transferred. HRM looks at the measures HR can take to protect proprietary information

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