Efforts to secure systems and data from a cyberattack often focus on measures such as multifactor authentication (MFA), endpoint monitoring solutions, antivirus protections, and role-based access management controls, and for good reason. But there is a basic principle of data protection that when applied across an organization can significantly reduce
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I am still agog at the Antonio Brown situation several days later. For those of you who don’t follow sports or the NFL, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ wide receiver (and generational talent) can be combustible. Since building a Hall of Fame-worthy career over many years in Pittsburgh, he’s unfortunately become fodder
With ransomware and other cyber threats top of mind for most in the c-suite these days, a question frequently raised is whether a particular organization is a target for hackers. Of course, nowadays, any organization is at risk of an attack, but the question is whether some organizations are targeted
In this episode, Jen and Erika Frank offer listeners a New Year’s Resolution – review and update employee job descriptions! Jen talks about why an updated job description is so important, especially now that job duties may have changed due to COVID-19.
Over the past several years, if your organization experienced a cyberattack, such as ransomware or a diversion of funds due to a business email compromise (BEC), and you had cyber insurance, you likely were very thankful. However, if you are renewing that policy (or in the cyber insurance market for
On December 23, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (the “Act”),1 which bars the importation into the United States of products made from forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China. This Act will significantly impact many multinational employers’ supply chains because raw
Efforts to bolster regulations aimed at limiting covenants not to compete, coupled with the increased and sustained prevalence of remote work, have technology companies scrambling to protect their trade secrets.
As 2021 winds down, our EntertainHR blog approaches its seven-year anniversary next month. Therefore, in homage of what not to do in the workplace (based on examples of from television, film, and other popular media) and in the vein of shameless self-promotion, we contributors to EntertainHR have decided to
One of my current vices is the television series “Yellowstone,” which I’ll admit I was drawn into in a big binge-the-first-three-seasons-in-three-weeks way. For those of you who are not familiar with the show, it centers around patriarch John Dutton and the Dutton family, who for generations have owned the
On October 27, 2021 the FTC issued a final rule (the “Final Rule”) amending 16 CFR Part 134, Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (“Safeguards Rule”), after a period of notice and comment. While the existing Safeguards Rule imposes a general obligation on financial institutions to maintain an information security program,
President Biden’s signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) on November 15, 2021, retroactively eliminates an employer’s ability to claim employee retention credits (ERC) for eligible wages paid after September 30, 2021.v
2021 saw state and local legislatures shifting their focus away from COVID-19 measures back to traditional employment law matters. Although two states and the District of Columbia have COVID-19 related legislation going into effect in 2022, the remainder of the country will see a more diverse array of employment
Managers and directors are faced with many decisions while operating and managing community associations. To be effective, it is important to prioritize which issues must be addressed, and in what order, and to be able to determine which matters need to be referred to legal counsel for further direction. Below
In honor of National Boss’s Day, I decided to devote this post to the most colorful boss I could think of: Nandor the Relentless from What We Do in the Shadows. I got hooked on this show after my brother aptly described it as “like The Office but with vampires