Is the camera on your laptop a security risk?

We use the cameras on our laptops and our phones and other mobile devices a great deal. Pictures for Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Pinterest and more are post every day. Videos are recorded for those sites and more at an ever increasing rate. People use those cameras for live-streaming as well. People are using them to …

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Five Great posts to read to make you a better HR Manager

  I wanted to point out to your five great blog posts that I think you should read. These posts will educate you, make you a better Human Resources professional and may even answer a question you have. They will certainly prepare you to answer some questions in the future. First up is a post …

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The Supremes Rule on Privacy Rights

Back on Feb. 16, 2010 I wrote a post entitled Privacy in the Workplace: Email Does Not Equal Texting. This dealt with a police department checking the text messages of a police officer who was using his department device to send text messages to his girlfriend. The department checked on these messages and disciplined him …

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Privacy in the Workplace: E-Mail Does Not Equal Texting

Most organizations with good HR professionals will have a written policy that specifically says “..that while at work employees should have no expectation of privacy.” This allows the company the freedom to check email and Internet visits if done on a company device. This usually include mobile phone usage as well. Unfortunately a recent ruling …

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