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Employer Social Media Policies: A Brave New World

Posted by Daniel J. Solove The frequent use of social media by employees has created a new domain of risk for employers – employees who reveal confidential or sensitive information or who otherwise say things that damage their institution’s reputation or create strife with their colleagues. For example, in the healthcare context, in a number […]

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Data Security and the Human Factor: Training and Its Challenges

Posted by Daniel J. Solove According to a stat in SC Magazine, 90% of malware requires a human interaction to infect.  One of the biggest data security threats isn’t technical – it’s the human factor.  People click when they shouldn’t click, put data on portable devices when they shouldn’t, email sensitive information, and engage in […]

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