Posts By: Paxton Hehmeyer

5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTOs

In 2014 alone, over 348 million identities were exposed through data breaches. On average, a data breach costs an organization $6.5 million dollars, up 11% from last year. In many companies, the responsibility for responding to this threat belongs to the Chief Technology Officer or Chief Security Officer — as it should. An unintended consequence of this arrangement,… Read more »

2016 California Employment Law Update

LawRoom has just released its 2016 California Employment Law Update —a free, self-paced online course available 24/7 that will save you hours of research and provide you with interactive summaries of California’s most important new employment laws and developments for 2016. As a compliance training provider, including online anti-harassment training that satisfies California’s AB 1825, we have a dedicated legal… Read more »

How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data

This is more than just bad passwords. Data security is as all-encompassing as the “Internet of Things,” a phenomenon that makes it harder for you to unplug from the internet. Yet, your data is not as secure as you would hope. Recent cybersecurity trends and legal developments will guide your understanding of what you should be doing with electronic customer data.

Good Ethics Are Good for Business

A 2015 Gallup poll found business executives at the bottom of professions when it comes to people’s perception of workplace ethics. They have company: just below them are lobbyists, telemarketers, and members of Congress.

Why Data Security Is an HR Initiative

Technology is no longer the special province of programmers and engineers. Nearly every employee at every company relies on technology to do their job and will so increasingly. Human Resources (HR) plays a critical role in helping manage and train this fast changing workforce – especially when it comes to data security.

3 Predictions for Data Security and Higher Ed in 2016

In tomorrow’s college classroom, data security training will sit front and center. Technology is reinventing education, and schools are producing unprecedented amounts of data to teach and manage their students, staff, and faculty. Technology is already helping schools control costs, improve student retention, and personalize learning. We can expect these trends to continue, especially as flipped classrooms and blended and online learning continue their rapid spread…. Read more »