IHRIM Webinar: The Needed Role of Human Resources in Instilling Workforce Cyber Awareness

Jul 26, 2017 12:00pm -
Jul 26, 2017 01:00pm

Event Description

Join HR technology thought leader Marc Miller and Cyber expert Bob Schiff as they explore cybersecurity key themes and best practices with HR Professionals. The objective of this webinar is to educate attendees on how HR, working with IT/Security, must take the lead in educating the workforce within the organization so that the full employee population gains an understanding of the internal cybersecurity threats and how HR can build best practices to help IT/Security prevent, detect, and respond to information security threats within an organization, and to implement other measures to minimize cyber risks. Among the topics covered are:

  • Today’s Cybersecurity landscape: the Impact, cost and & effect of Cyber attacks to America’s corporations

  • HR’s role in helping IT build and communicate appropriate Cyber defenses 

  • Cybersecurity best practices

  • Why HR must be involved (with IT)

  • HR’s direct involvement in five key areas:

    • knowledge of the workforce

    • support in cyber security hiring

    • management of HRMS and protecting HR data

    • understanding and administration of workforce rights

    • ongoing delivery of cyber awareness to the workforce

  • Workforce Best Practices

  • Employee Mindset / vigilance

  • Workforce travel cyber safety best practices

  • Password practices

Key learning objectives:

  1. Learn the depth and breadth of cyber attacks, the cost to US corporations.  

  2. Understand that HR must partner with IT within the corporation to develop, document and distribute formal policies to build the workforce awareness of cyber threats.

  3. Understand why HR must implement workforce initiatives regarding password management and to instill workforce diligence - even to the point of employee-to- employee oversight and diligence. Employees must be educated in cyber safety policies and procedures to protect their own data and the dissemination of reports from HR technology.

  4. Learn why HR executives must be educated in what they should require from third party HR technology vendors regarding their HRMS functionality, security and privacy.


This session been approved for 1.0 recertification credit hour toward HRIP (Human  Resource Information Professional) recertification.


The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


IHRIM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.


Event Type:Education
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Apr 16, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Apr 17, 2017 and ends on Jul 25, 2017.
Late registration starts on Jul 26, 2017.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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