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Tip of the Week: Building the Culture of a Harassment-Free Workplace

30 November in Tip of the Week Business Continuity Planning, Tip of the Week Corporate Security, Tip of the Week Investigations

State and Federal laws require employers to provide a safe, harassment free work environment. Failing to provide such an environment places employers at risk of being in violation of the law and costs money in terms of low employee morale, low productivity, high employee turnover and risk of civil litigation. Ensuring a harassment free workplace requires active participation by management and staff at all levels of the organization. Here are five tips for keeping your employees and your business safe from sexual harassment: 1. Establish...

Information to Gather if Involved in an Automobile Collision

30 November in Tip of the Week

The aftermath of an automobile collision frequently leaves you dealing with insurance companies and often attorneys if legal action is undertaken. Your successful outcome may depend on what and how much information you gather at the scene. Always first render aid, call 911 and ensure you are safe from danger presented by traffic at the collision site. You should then focus on gathering good information. Here are some things to remember if you are involved in a collision: 1. Do not admit liability - Even if...

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft – Reduce Your Chances of Becoming a Victim!

30 November in Tip of the Week Corporate Security, Tip of the Week Crisis Response, Tip of the Week Personal Safety

Did you know identity theft affects over 9 million persons per year? Information security and privacy laws refer to information that can be used to contact, identify, or locate a single person as Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or Sensitive Personal Identifying Information (SPII). Without question, SPII information if lost, compromised, or disclosed could result in substantial harm, embarrassment, inconvenience, and even financial loss. Your SPPI includes, but is not limited to: Social Security numbers Bank Account numbers Passport information Healthcare related information Medical insurance information Student information ...

Tip of the Week: National Preparedness Month!

26 September in Tip of the Week, Tip of the Week Business Continuity Planning, Tip of the Week Corporate Security

September is National Preparedness Month! Two of the largest natural disasters hit within a two-week period. This is a reminder to update your Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan. The key to protecting your assets and becoming resilient in the face of a natural disaster, cyber-attack, or random power outage, is having a solid plan in place. Here are 9 tips in protecting your assets from such disasters so that you are prepared and protected. Keep your plan updated and accessible to key team members. This...

Tip of the Week:When an Employee Leaves Your Company – Protecting Your Data

18 August in Tip of the Week Corporate Security, Tip of the Week Legal Security, Tip of the Week: Security Consulting

Employees transitioning out of their employment can sometimes present a wide range of issues to include protecting your data and proprietary information. A workplace violence termination is obviously handled far more differently than a 30-year retirement. With the ever-increasing role of technology, business operations are faced with challenges unthinkable even a mere decade ago. While most companies keep strict accountability over the items such as access ID's, credit cards, phones, and lap tops, access to high profile company Twitter or Facebook accounts can be of far...

Tip of the Week: Simple Steps for Router Security in Your Home

27 July in Tip of the Week, Tip of the Week: Security Consulting

In most home networks, the router is your primary defense against hackers gaining access to all the internet-connected devices in your home. Unfortunately, many top brand Wi-Fi routers are easily hacked. You should be concerned — set up your wi-fi properly. Home routers use WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). This is wireless networking that makes connections between a router and a wireless device faster. It is protected by a seven-digit PIN and a final checksum digit. This PIN is found on...