Data Privacy and Security Training

Internet Usage & Blogging

Employees’ posts on industry-related or social networking sites and even personal blogs may unintentionally reveal trade secrets, insider information or describe the organization in a negative light.

This course illustrates best practices that will ensure professional and effective online activity, and also shows the dangers and pitfalls of improper or haphazard online activity and instructs employees how to avoid inappropriate behavior. The course includes a basic internet usage policy, which will be helpful for those organizations without one, or in developing their own.

  • Policy on personal blogs
  • Protecting insider information, trade secrets and company image
  • Off-site internet usage and personal webpages
  • How a personal blog could prevent a prospective employer from hiring you
  • Employee expectations of privacy in electronic workplace communications
  • Explains to employees when their online activity is not private
  • Provides “Best Practices” guidelines for workplace Internet use
  • Facebook, blogs and background checks
  • Demonstrates the legal risks Internet use creates for your organization
  • Explores why the First Amendment doesn’t protect employees’ blogs
  • When posts lead to discipline and legal action against employees
  • Copyrights, trademarks, and legal internet issues

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