Research provides more warning signs over employees handling sensitive data

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The latest research from identity and access management (IAM) provider SailPoint has revealed a continued lack of ‘password hygiene’ and policy for handling sensitive data.

According to the report, the latest annual Market Pulse survey which polled 1,000 office employees across the US, Australia and Europe, found more than a quarter (26%) uploaded sensitive information to cloud-based apps explicitly to share data outside company walls. Despite this, 87% of those polled...

By James Bourne, 21 March 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Employee Education, Employees, Enterprise Mobility, Security.

The best practices for increasing employee engagement

An engaged workforce is a critical component to your company’s success. Yet employee engagement is a long-term game and it starts by addressing the needs of your people. This whitepaper download from Sitrion discusses how to reach all employees, provides context, and offers the most powerful methods which have an impact on employee engagement.

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By James Bourne, 21 March 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Employee Education, Employees.

New research weighs up pain points and potential of enterprise video

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It is becoming an increasingly common theme; the technical limitations of video conferencing and unified communications are going down, but companies could do significantly more in terms of standardising and getting employee buy-in.

This is the latest finding from West Unified Communications, whose survey data of more than 230 US employees, reveals less than a quarter (23%) of those polled are using paid, enterprise-grade video conference systems compared to 70% using the likes of Skype...

By James Bourne, 15 March 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Employee Education, Employees, Enterprise Mobility.

Employee empowerment: The key to enterprise mobility adoption

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As more and more companies grow aware of the benefits of mobility, they’ll also realise a critical fact: that without engaged employees, enterprise mobility can never succeed.

Put another way, unless employees embrace mobility and use the company’s mobility solutions for their intended purpose, the enterprise will never fully realize the gains in productivity, efficiency, and any number of other cost-saving effects that mobility can bring.

So: what’s the key to...

By App47, 16 February 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Employee Education, Employees, Enterprise Mobility.

How role-based access control can solve the problem of enterprise data security

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Controlling access to sensitive data is of utmost concern for the world’s most complex business and network environments. The amount of security-related data stored across a network is immense for many organisations, and relating all this data to the user’s account information in Active Directory can be tricky and time consuming.

Proper data security includes three sides. Ensuring that new employee access and accounts are created properly when the employee is onboarded is...

By Dean Wiech, 11 February 2016, 1 comment. Categories: Employee Education, Employees, Enterprise Mobility, Security.

Calling CIOs: Don't forget the digital natives in your enterprise

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20 years ago, early digital natives – the generation who reached adulthood at the turn of the 21st century – were some of the first people to discard pen and paper in favour of desktop computers. Digital natives currently account for 23% of the active workforce, and by 2025 this generation will make up 75% of employees.

Nowadays, this...

By Russell Acton, 10 February 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, CIO, Employee Education, Employees, Enterprise Mobility.

The importance of security awareness training for enterprise IT governance

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Nowadays, security awareness training (SAT) is a top priority for organisations of all sizes. Thanks to SAT, management and employees can understand IT governance issues and control solutions as well as recognise concerns, understand their relevance and respond accordingly. Many companies invest heavily in cybersecurity education programs for employees to learn how to protect their computer and personal information and how to be aware of the many hacktivists and cyber-criminals that...

By Daniel Brecht, 22 January 2016, 4 comments. Categories: Data Loss, Employee Education, Employees, Security.

Why the European Court decision is not a blank cheque to snoop on employees

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The European Court of Human Rights recent decision in Bărbulescu v. Romania (application no. 61496/08) should not be read as giving employers carte blanche to snoop on employees’ private communications.  Rather, Bărbulescu should be construed as merely affirming that employers have a right to take reasonable and proportionate measures to verify that an employee is actually engaged in the professional activities for which he or she is...

By MobileIron, 21 January 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Employee Education, Employees, Enterprise Mobility.

The changing landscape of employee learning and development

This eBook will explore the shifting landscape of corporate learning and development. Specifically, we’ll explore the rapidly changing dynamics of the corporate workplace, investigate the learning needs, desires and demands of tomorrow’s workforce, and examine the emerging tools, technologies and methods that aim to meet these new demands.

By Ryan Daws, 15 December 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Employee Education, Employees.