Thanks to rapidly changing technology solutions and strategies, the old rules IT used to swear by are no longer relevant. Here's what has replaced them. Few things in the world have changed more dramatically over the past 10 years than technology. But many tech leaders are still playing by old, outdated rules.
Equifax announced the data breach that shook the world in September 2017—three months after the company discovered it. Malicious actors snatched consumer data by making the most of a security flaw within a tool used to build web applications. Equifax eventually admitted that it knew of the security flaw months before disclosing the breach.
Is Outsourcing Your Admin Safe? To put it plainly, the world of work has changed dramatically within the last several years. Once upon a time, a person could expect to stay in the same job, work from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. each day, and travel both to and from work five times a week. But these days, the alternative of sitting at a desk in your own home, a cafe, or a shared work space, is rapidly becoming the norm. In fact, according to a 2017 Gallup poll, 43% of American employees reported that they work remotely at least some of the time.
A data breach at ComplyRight, a firm that provides HR and tax services to businesses, may have affected 662,000 people, according to a state agency. It has also prompted a lawsuit, which was filed in federal court by a person who was notified that their personal data was breached. The lawsuit seeks class-action status.
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Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been billed as the biggest shake-up of data privacy laws since the birth of the web.