Companies frequently confront threats to their confidential information from insiders such as disgruntled employees. A recent federal indictment, however, shows that the “insider” threat can persist even after an employee is terminated.
The federal government recently charged Nima Kalbasi, a … Read More
Imagine yourself in this situation – you’re having what you think is a private conversation about your plans to terminate an employee. Unbeknownst to you, you have pocket dialed a co-worker of the soon-to-be terminated employee. That employee listens to … Read More
We have all read, relied upon or at least considered online reviews … you know, the ratings, stars or “opinions” that represent a person’s experience with a product or service. Healthcare consumers frequently use these reviews to evaluate which hospital … Read More
Do you use social media to conduct a social media “reference check” on your applicants? It is likely that you are one of the 91% of employers which admit to using social media to screen applicants via Facebook, LinkedIn and … Read More
You all know that sharing patient information on social media can result in legal liability, whether you are talking about HIPAA, state privacy laws, or state medical record laws. But do your employees really understand the importance of protecting patient … Read More
For the second installment of our series on five key social media questions all health care employers should consider, we explore the ins and outs of monitoring an employee’s online activity.
At some point you may be faced with a … Read More
Leveraging social media is critical to the success of any business today – especially for health care organizations. Patients use social media as another source for “word of mouth” referrals – to find and comment about their experiences with doctors, … Read More
For the tenth and final installment of our series on actions that employers can take to prevent employee theft or improper disclosure of company data, we’re going to focus on legal action companies can take to enforce their intellectual property … Read More
Sandwich maker Jimmy John’s won dismissal of a putative class action regarding non-compete agreements. Despite the win, this case and subsequent government attention may indicate increasing scrutiny of such agreements on both the federal and state level.
According to Court … Read More
“There are two kinds of big companies in the United States . . . . [T]hose who’ve been hacked . . . and those who don’t know they’ve been hacked . . . .” — James Coney, FBI Director