5 Steps to Improved Information Security Not so long ago, the issue of information security revolved around keeping physical hard drives secure - and preventing the unauthorized movement of data. With the advent of cloud computing, however, the game has changed entirely. And as a result of the changes that technology have brought, it's fair to say that information security now represents one of the greatest risks to any organisation. The additional risks from cloud computing have been augmented by the rise in BYOD – Bring Your Own Devices.
Play to Win! The Gamification Benefits In Workplace Training Organizations are focusing on finding new ways to make training more engaging and enjoyable for learners while improving the impact of training on the organization. Emerging technologies have opened up a lot of new ways to make training more effective.
Measuring the Performance of Compliance Training Programs Training is an essential part of every organization’s compliance and ethics programs. But just how effective has your compliance training been to date? Have you been tracking the impact it has? What effect has it had on your employees and the performance of your business? Highlighted in this article are a number of steps you can take to effectively measure the performance of compliance training and prove the value it adds in your organization. 1.
Prepare to Fail: The Hallmarks of Ineffective Onboarding Programs Ever hear the saying “If you fail to prepare, you should prepare to fail”? Of course you have. And chances are, you’ve experienced this at some point in your life. Whether you’re going for a big interview, delivering an important presentation at work, or you’re planning to run a marathon, preparation is vital.
Four Characteristics of Effective Anti-Bribery Programs Bribery and corruption are particularly hot topics at present. Following a number of cases involving large banking corporations, the spotlight has changed to soccer’s world governing body, FIFA. The involvement of the FBI in FIFA’s bribery allegations is proof of how serious the accusations are and has done much to focus media attention on the topic. What has caught the eye in the case of the FIFA allegations is the huge amounts of money being suggested. The alleged bribery is on a scale that’s simply mind-boggling.
Insider Trading Compliance Training Insights In most countries around the world, it is illegal to trade on public stock, bonds and securities based on non-public knowledge. Depending on where you’re based, the relevant legislation is enforced with various levels of vigor. Enforcement in the US, for example, is among the most draconian.
4 Steps Towards Better Data Privacy Compliance At no stage in the history of mankind has there been more data held on record for each and every one of us. And with the proliferation of data, there’s a commensurate responsibility for organizations to protect it. But despite a clear-cut need for data privacy, many organizations struggle to live up to their responsibilities, and data breaches are on the rise, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. The Center claims that data breaches are currently growing at a rate of over 20%.
Developing training that has a lasting impact on your organization is no easy task. Choosing a method of training and simply running with it in the hope that it provides employees with everything they need to do a good job is a mistake that is often made.
Top Tools for Corporate Compliance Training Save Time, Save Money, Save Yourself A Headache. When it comes to corporate compliance training, it’s very definitely not a case of “one size fits all”. By far the best results are obtained when you match training to the role and competency of the individual.
Anti-Money Laundering and the Need for Effective Compliance Training Money laundering is a very sophisticated crime and we must be equally sophisticated. - Janet Reno, while serving as Attorney General of the United States from 1993 to 2001 Although it is certainly not a new phenomenon, money laundering has become one of the most prevalent crimes of our time.