Tracking Social Media for Possible Confidentiality Violations

Tony Karrer

As blogs and wikis spread throughout enterprises, organizations must deal with compliance and risk-management issues that are created from communications through these media. SM2 can help your organization implement and utilize social media by providing a tool for monitoring these media and enforcing your organization's compliance policies.

5 Points to Consider When Updating Your Anti-Harassment Policies


With the recent slew of high-profile allegations, confessions, and convictions for sexual and workplace harassment, anti-harassment policies have become a “hot button” issue for many companies. To protect your organization, now is a great time to update your harassment policies and procedures. First, we should define the issue at hand. Here are a few steps you can take to update your anti-harassment policies.


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Resources for Sexual Harassment Prevention in Your Workplace

Interactive Services

Today, many organizations around the world are continuing to shape and reshape their policies, gain a greater understanding of the threats and mistreatment their employees face or could face, and attempt to resolve issues before they become a problem. Still, whether you’re reshaping your workplace sexual harassment prevention policies or building a program from the ground up, it can be difficult to know where to start. Policies: Your company handbook and beyond.

Is Your m-Learning Secure? The Threat and How to Avoid It.


Mobile security is a big issue as companies move toward delivering more and more training and just-in-time learning via mobile devices. Part of the security threat lies with disgruntled employees who now have easier access to confidential company information on many different devices. You’ve been hearing about it for some time now: m-Learning is the next big thing, and it’s here to stay.

Unpacking New York Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Needs

Interactive Services

It also includes materials, such as a model sexual harassment policy and a list of requirements for employer policies, based on the feedback and advice of many different individuals, advocates and advocacy groups, employers, organizations across a wide range of industries, and others. As per Section 201-g of the New York State Labor Law, employers must adopt the model sexual harassment prevention policy (more below) or a policy that meets or exceeds the following minimum standards.



The very fact that we have made this committee very transparent/confidential and an independent body itself has created a culture in the organization where employees can feel confident to go ahead and raise a complaint if they feel harassed. What is Lennox’s tolerance policy on POSH?

Customer Video Stories Serve Multiple Purposes

dVinci Interactive

Many business customers have policies against endorsing vendors and there may be competitive or confidentiality issues that prevent them from participating. When you capture a story about the impact of your product or service on a customer, you have a valuable asset you can use for training, internal communications and marketing. Especially for B2B firms, it’s not always easy to explain the value of your services or products.

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BYOD: Revisited

Training Industry

Yes, there are drawbacks such as security issues — your personal device could infect your company with a virus or you could lose your phone, and the work information on it could be compromised. Not to mention that companies risk becoming liable for things beyond their control (confidential data getting mixed up with your compromising photos, for instance). It sure seems like everyone continues talking about the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) practice, these days.

Workplace Wellness: Supporting Your Employees During COVID-19

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Highlights the Science and Practice of Psychology, provides confidential telephone counseling, advocacy resources about health disparities, military and veterans, physical and mental health, and substance abuse disorders.

How to Protect Your Company from a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit


Let’s review some of these: Have a written, published sexual harassment policy. Follow compliant harassment policies to maintain safety in the workplace. Decide who will present your company’s safety policies (this could be your company’s legal team or HR department). Although the specific information is confidential, the EEOC must notify the employer of the claim within 10 days of the filing date.

How Chatbots Can Enhance Employee Onboarding Process


Incorporation of AI-powered Chatbots for recruiting and employee onboarding will not only enhance the initial experience of the new hire but also liberate the HR personnel to focus on more pressing issues. . Non-familiar Company Policies.

When it is time to change your business LMS


When compatibility becomes an issue. If there is the issue of confidentiality with some of the material (company policies for example), accessibility to those particular modules can be restricted to company-owned workstations or an intranet connection. Purchasing a new LMS is a serious undertaking for any organization.

Top 5 Cloud Management Challenges And Tips to Overcome Them

Hurix Digital

Keeping confidential data safe and secure is among the topmost priorities for businesses. Adopting a tight security protection protocol that includes training the internal IT staff on security issues and how to handle them. For more information, check out our Privacy Policy.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

Communities like this, therefore, offer a valuable opportunity for the Smart Worker to build a wide network of colleagues with the same interests and organizational issues, and consequently use of online networks and communites for social learning and performance support is clearly becoming a key aspect of the Smart Worker’s daily life. Tweet.

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Training for a Mentally Healthy Workplace


As a result, employers and HR leaders face an increasingly complex challenge: appropriate management of employees suffering mental health issues. Workplaces promoting mental health and giving consistent support to people suffering mental health issues are more likely to increase organisational productivity, thereby reducing absenteeism and benefiting from a positive workplace culture. implementing effective policies and training around workplace mental health.

Dealing with Workplace Sexual Harassment


If you don’t have a written sexual harassment policy, get it done now. A clear sexual harassment policy should not tolerate any behaviors that create a toxic culture for employees. The no-tolerance policy must apply to all levels of the organization, whether they are executives or line workers. To enforce the policy, it is imperative that training takes place at all levels, especially senior management, who lead by example. #MeToo. Time’s Up.

The Role of Scenario-Based Learning in Online Training

CommLab India

Learning based on real-life scenarios, day-to-day work issues and specific cases in projects can be known as scenario-based learning. As soon as you think of compliance, I am sure you are reminded of those insipid rules and regulations, dry policies and code of conduct. Show the risks that can be faced in various work situations by not following a code of conduct and company policies. Life’s approach towards learning is altogether different.

10 Vital Benefits Of Training & Tracking Compliance Software

SET Safety

This type of software helps organizations ensure compliance with local and federal laws for safety, security, or confidentiality concerns. Besides representing regulatory compliance, ethics and compliance learning software is used by safety, HR and training professionals to onboard new employees and t rain current employees on internal policies and issues. Compliance software empowers companies to train employees on compliance topics.

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What Your Onboarding Kit Should Include (And Why You Should Offer One)


The modern onboarding kit is much more than a bunch of forms and policies. Confidentiality agreements. Policies and guidelines. While this might not seem like the ‘fun’ content you were expecting, new employees need to be familiar with company policies and guidelines. Human resource policies. There’s nothing more frustrating than wanting to work, but not being able to because of access issues. It’s Day 1 at your new job.

How Game-based Learning Can Assist Various Compliance Programs

CommLab India

Safety training is training workforce on the policies and measures to safeguard them in the workplace. The learner needs to identify the safety issues and take necessary precautions to avoid workplace injuries. IT security compliance requires IT managers to backup, encrypt, store, and safeguard their confidential data. For example, any employee who tries to use a pen drive found unclaimed in the parking lot may puts the confidential data of his organization at a risk.

7 Instances When Outsourcing eLearning Is Not The Best Option


Or company policies that competitors may be able to use to improve their work practices. If you do opt to outsource, make sure you have a confidentiality agreement or NDA to keep your data safe. It’s crucial to discuss this issue during the initial planning stages. There are topics that are best dealt with internally, such as core business operations and policies that are unique to your organization.

Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes)

Tony Karrer

IBM, well-known for fostering blogs and Wikis, has established guidelines that provide a good model: [link] Common Questions and Issues around Blogging There are a few questions that commonly come up around blogging: What should I write about? Can I write about confidential matters? They have established policies about what is acceptable or not to write in a blog post. No confidential information should ever be put in a blog post.

How Can Businesses Ensure Cloud Platform Security?

Hurix Digital

The transition to the cloud has, therefore, brought to the forefront the issue of cloud platform security. The fact that data leak of such magnitude can occur means that cloud platform security is an extremely serious issue, which sometimes even big organizations are unable to deal with effectively. These cloud security management best practices are designed to prevent any unauthorized access to confidential data and keep all information safe from cybersecurity threats.

Build a deliberately developmental organization through peer learning groups

CLO Magazine

When she announced that a new policy change needed to be made, employee morale and productivity plummeted. No thought had been given or training offered to her in how to handle the interpersonal issues that came with supervision. Experimenting with a new management development method, the company offered managers the opportunity to meet in small peer learning groups to share their concerns, work through issues and gain new insights.

Four Principles for Effective Training Systems

Interactive Services

Matt runs Radical Compliance , a website and newsletter devoted to corporate compliance, audit, and risk management issues that he launched 2016. So compliance and HR executives have more training to do, on more issues; while the success of training overall has become more important for organizations to get right. Then we’ll apply them to one of the most pressing risk issues facing companies today: cybersecurity.

Am I Eligible for the FMLA?


They must care for their child, spouse or parent that is experiencing a severe medical issue. They have a serious medical issue that makes it impossible for them to work. This is determined by the terms and conditions of the employer’s standard leave policy. Employers must be aware of state law when designing their FMLA policies. Employers covered by the FMLA must apply their policy consistently throughout their organization.

Exploring the onboarding process


We had a nice presentation about the organization and its values, products and services, HR information, confidentiality forms and many many more. Successful onboarding is not done in a day and is built around the employee rather than company policies. Workforce mobility is at its highest right now with people constantly looking for new and better opportunities.

Meeting Requirements for Healthcare Compliance with an LMS

eThink Education

Not only are you training staff on equipment, procedures, and regulations, you may also be educating staff about information security, privacy, and confidentiality issues while also helping employees prepare for an upgrade to your medical records system. Compliance is dependent on both the technical controls implemented by the LMS and organization controls, such as policy and procedure, that must be met by your organization.

How to Avoid The 3 Mistakes L&D Leaders Make When Addressing Workplace Harassment

CLO Magazine

When it comes to issues that impact women in the workplace, organizations don’t mean to be bad. By now, nearly all organizations have instituted policies that define and discourage sexual harassment. Employees page through the policy and take an online test. Without accountability, policies are paper tigers. First, many organizations are moving to prohibit confidentiality agreements that relate to sexual harassment or misconduct.

A Learning Guide to Data Privacy in the Workplace  

Interactive Services

As a company, making sure that your customer’s data remains private is not just an ethical issue, in many cases, it can be a legal one as well. Employees should always respect that policy, and customer data should never be accessed for any other purpose. Your customers should always trust your company’s data privacy policies, and those policies are only as good as the employees that are following them.

7 GDPR Principles – How Excel Spreadsheets Represent a GDPR Risk


Confidential and secure. As many customers have sought our advice in ongoing compliance issues surrounding GDPR, we have developed a solution to address their concerns. Paperless and Automated GDPR Policy Awareness, Training and Compliance Solution. Legacy Systems. Legacy tracking methods such as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets has sufficed in some instances for several years, however that is all about to change.

eLearning Security: How to Keep Data Protected in Your Open Source LMS

eThink Education

eLearning security is essential in preventing costly regulatory penalties around incidents related to leaked personal information , confidential organizational data, or other potential security risks. One issue that often arises from th is need to authent icate users , though , is that users may have multiple login credentials for the many accounts they have on t he Internet and local network s. .

6 Smart Steps for Successful E-learning Implementation

CommLab India

The factors you should consider include the legal issues that need to be dealt with before adopting an e-learning culture, such as policy and contract issues, intellectual property, and the language and cultural needs of learners. Other problems may include connectivity issues or lack of instructional and technical support to learners. Or when the content is unique to your organization and the information is confidential and proprietary.

Investment in leadership development continues to be critically important

CLO Magazine

It describes the procedures and policies that guide departments and employees in how to specifically contribute to the organizational goals. The third element, employee work passion , results from positive employee experiences and overall satisfaction with the organization’s policies, procedures and management practices. When a direct report sees their manager as trustworthy and compassionate, it creates a safe place for them to honestly address their issues and obstacles.

Reinforce Learning Through Storytelling


Confidentiality is ensured by changing names and details when necessary. These are good sources for specific regulation or policy related examples. She does consulting, management training, and writing to create solutions for human resources issues. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin.

Let’s get real about unconscious bias

CLO Magazine

Issues around in-group favoritism and how it operates in the organization must be addressed as well. Designated phone lines where comments can be confidentially left about a particular policy or occurrence have been another result. Creating and sustaining actions, policies and mindsets that affect the above noted tangibles is an achievable goal. Many organizations are rushing into unconscious bias training, also known as implicit or cognitive bias training.

Informal Learning Hits Brick Walls

Vignettes Learning

Hence, how do we make the informal learning work, live within these structures and move around, play around, approach problems and deal with issues pertaining to reporting responsibilities? What do we do with critical corporate assets like legal, marketing, security and confidentiality concerns? They follow rigid rules and policies. I nformal Learning Hits Brick Walls There is more than one way to implement informal learning.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I discussed a bit of these issues in First Thoughts After ASTD Sessions. Honey Pots - Create pages that people are likely to update such as Common Support Issues, FAQ, etc. IP - Making sure it's clear about ownership of content is definitely an issue. Privacy / Confidentiality - Limit the visibility. So, yes, you have to set up policies and alert people just like you do around any form of electronic communication (email, IM).

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The Dos and Don’ts of Preventing Sexual Harassment in Your New York Workplace


If you ever find yourself worrying that your workplace may not be up to speed on sexual harassment policies, you are probably right to do so. It only takes one person who does not fully understand the legal and social implications of sexual harassment policies to bring an otherwise strong organization crumbling down. Every state has its own set of laws to handle the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Kicking Off 2019 Strong: Introducing Docebo 7.6


Updates to both Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions versioning designed to reduce compliance risks. With increasing sophistication in the regulation of online business, particularly related to privacy, copyrights, billing and subscriptions, it’s more imperative than ever for organizations to adhere to a set of best practices that guarantee complete protection and confidentiality of customer data. Privacy Policy Extension Eliminates Risks R elated to Policy Versioning .