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Intellectual Property Theft Lessons From Coca-Cola

August 24, 2006
Employee intellectual property theft can cost companies anywhere from $200 million to upwards of $1.2 trillion annually. Although intellectual property experts say there is no way to protect a company 100 percent, there are innovative ways to prevent damage.
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Data Breach Laws A Wake-up Call for HR

February 10, 2006
A significant new category of employment-related privacy legislation has burst upon the scene: data breach notification laws. Employers need to take data breach legislation as seriously as they take such data laws as FCRA and HIPAA.
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Data Breaches Within the Past 12 months Involving HR Data

February 10, 2006
During the past year at least 15 breaches of confidential data at major companies involved employee records only. Unlike breaches involving customer data, theft of employee data can become a pressing HR issue by throwing into question the trust in management.
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