Mar 252015
 March 25, 2015  U.S., Workplace No Responses »

Dune Lawrence reports: Whether you call Edward Snowden a traitor or a whistle-blower, he earned one label about which there’s no debate: insider threat. Guarding against such risks is an expanding niche in the security industry, with at least 20 companies marketing software tools for tracking and analyzing employee behavior. [Read More…]

Mar 192015
 March 19, 2015  Business, Court, Laws, U.S., Workplace No Responses »

Aaron R. Gelb and James R. Glenn of Vedder Price write: Since December 2014, retail giant Michaels Stores, Inc. (Michaels) has been hit with two class action lawsuits regarding its background-check process. The lawsuits allege that Michaels violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by having job applicants click an “I Agree” box consenting [Read More…]

Mar 142015
 March 14, 2015  Non-U.S., Workplace No Responses »

Winston Maxwell and Patrice Navarro write: Security concerns and the need to increase cyber security measures have recently boosted the use of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies in France. Recent events have exacerbated fears of data breaches and hacking for IT managers who were not overly concerned before. As [Read More…]