compliance or security protocols only 31 of C suite executives say their

Compliance or security protocols only 31 of c suite

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compliance or security protocols, only 31% of C-suite executives say their employees are trained more than once a year, while small business owners tend to train their employees slightly more than this, around 39% of the time. Worse yet, 31% of employers revealed that they never train unless it is considered needed or problematic. The issue in this lack of training primarily manifests itself in human error, whereby the untrained employee is quite often left to their own devices on determining what is or is not confidential. This poses great risk to employers and if left unchecked can cause disastrous issues requiring great amounts of damage control and clean-up. Lenardon indicates in this article how human resource management professionals can help to mitigate these risks through training to improve employee knowledge and keep the risks at the top of mind regarding information security policies and procedures. He furthermore goes on to discuss several strategies which human resource management professionals can use to mitigate risk of data breaches by human error. The first of which he calls the “Shred-it-all policy” whereby all paper
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  • Fall '17
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