Posts Tagged 'identity theft'

Identity Theft in the Workplace

Lisa BoganyWhile many identity theft cases involve consumer data that is maintained by financial, retail, and other businesses, negligent, and dishonest co-workers at those companies are frequently guilty of providing access to sensitive records. Even businesses that do not maintain customer records have an abundance of employee data that can provide a tempting target for identity thieves. According to Judith M. Collins, author of the book Preventing Identity Theft in Your Business: How to Protect Your Business, Customers, and Employees, at least 50% of all identity theft cases can be traced back to the workplace. With identity theft in the workplace becoming a serious problem, it is imperative that employers establish anti-theft practices. Continue reading ‘Identity Theft in the Workplace’