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SCAM ALERT – BUSINESS EMAIL COMPROMISE SCAM

Be absolutely sure that email came from your boss before you send the wire… scamA new scam has been making the rounds, affecting 7,066 businesses in the US to date and exposing $747,659,840.63 to potential theft[i]. According to the FBI, “The Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam is defined as a sophisticated scam targeting businesses working with foreign suppliers and/or businesses t...
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WHAT IS A “BOYD” POLICY? WHAT DOES IT DO AND DO I NEED ONE?

Flat illustration of modern business meetingBOYD stands for “bring your own device”, an increasing trend in today’s business allowing employees to use their own devices to work, whether in the office, on the go, or at home. Often employers allow employees to access their company email accounts or client contact information on the employee’s own personal mobile device. Without a p...
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EMPLOYERS GIVE THE RIGHT TO REQUEST ACCESS TO EMPLOYEE’S SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS IN SOME INSTANCES

3x3On January 1, 2014, an amendment to the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act went into effect that grants employers authority to seek access to employee’s social media accounts when the information being sought is related to a professional account. Previously, employers were prohibited from seeking any information relating to its employee’s social media accounts, whether that a...
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