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September 28, 2017
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When you think about the kinds of data that identity thieves steal, credit card and Social Security account numbers come to mind. But there is other information that thieves can use, and in the workplace, the Human Resources department is a goldmine for personal data.
HR professionals collect resumes and job applications, interview records and notes, and letters of reference and employment verification. The department requires copies of background checks, drug tests, and driving records. HR handles employees’ medical records, performance appraisals, and compensation records. They handle termination forms and letters too.
Here are 7 areas of risk – and how HR departments can better protect confidential and personal information.
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