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After a company had its data locked up and held for ransom, they failed to pay the multimillion-dollar demand, prompting the hackers to start leaking the stolen data online Adam Janofsky – The Record by Recorded Future This so-called double extortion ransomware attack threw a wrench in the conventional wisdom for how to minimize the impact of these incidents. Continue →
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Global research reveals confidence and capability gap between business leaders and employees that could slow economic recovery Business leaders and employees are aligned when it comes to rating the importance of skills development within an organisation, but poles apart when it comes to the confidence they will achieve it, according to worldwide research commissioned by Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software.  Continue →
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83% of C-level executives expect the changes they made in people, processes and applications as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to become permanent, but this sudden shift has created security blind spots, according to data from a Radware report According to the report, C-Suite Perspectives: Accelerated Cloud Migration but Lagging Security, pandemic-driven changes affected various aspects of business, 44% of executives surveyed reported a negative impact on budgets, 43%  reported a workforce reduction, while 37% reported reduced real estate footprints. Continue →
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Online criminal groups are exploiting the fear brought about by the novel coronavirus to target people and organisations Although New Zealand has been quite successful at crushing the Covid-19 curve,  the crisis is forcing individuals and businesses to embrace new practices such as remote working and social distancing . Continue →
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COVID-19 has changed where some of us work, which can come with new challenges around employment law, health and safety, as well as costs, privacy and data security issues Changes to employment agreements Employers should consider whether they need to update the employment agreement to reflect the variations made to working arrangements. Continue →
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When you post job opportunities, some listings are snapped up quickly by eager jobseekers, whereas others can linger for months on end on job-boards To find out which positions take the longest to be filled, Resume.io monitored thousands of job roles available in each industry to determine which jobs take the longest to fill in the UK, and which are the quickest. Continue →
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Working from home has it’s ups and downs – not having to commute to work each day can be a plus, but some workers struggle with missing interaction with teammates, or switching their laptop off at night Working from home is becoming increasingly common, meaning that workers are able to adopt a flexible working style whether it is to stay home and take care of a sick child or simply because they don’t have any meetings. Continue →
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WorkSafe has accepted Enforceable Undertakings (EU) from two South Island companies following an incident that followed the 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake As part of the EUs, Marlborough Lines Limited and Dominion Salt Limited will carry out a number of health and safety initiatives aimed at improving safety in the electricity industry. Continue →
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Following pressure from consumers and employees for a move ‘online’ in the wake of Covid-19, organisations need to approach the ‘digital pivot’ with care, warns New Zealand tech company Qual IT “Because of changes to working and consumer behaviour following lockdowns in New Zealand and across the globe, organisations are having to quickly onboard and integrate systems, platforms and products that enable remote working and online business transacting,” says Qual IT Co-Founder and Director Shane Hewson. Continue →
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An employer has been ordered to repay six workers after reducing their salary to 80 per cent without legal consultation Eastern Bays Hospice Trust, operating as Dove Hospice, was ordered to repay money owed to six workers after it unilaterally reduced workers’ salary to 80 per cent before making them redundant. Continue →
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While there are benefits in working from home, an international study has also found less-positive aspects and outlines how we must adapt to continue working effectively The first international empirical study of work from home shows there are benefits that could be maintained after the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue →
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