Black Friday & Cyber Monday Alert: Issues for Employers While staff are WFH

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 23 November 2020
Lisa Bryson
Eversheds Sutherland
Issues covered: Data Protection; Policies and Procedures

Black Friday and Cyber Monday means – DEALS, DEALS, DEALS! The 2020 holiday season will be unlike any other we have experienced. In many cases, COVID-19 will keep us in our own homes and away from crowded shops. That may be a good way to curb spending, but the reality is, your employees still want to shop.

Starting with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it is open season for online shopping and online fraud.  This helpful guidance from Eversheds Sutherland outlines some very helpful guidance for employers in helping to manage what is likely to be a very busy on-line shopping spree for employees and help bolster internet security.

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eLearning Training Resources

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Protecting Data when Home Working in Ireland

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This article is correct at 23/11/2020

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Lisa Bryson
Eversheds Sutherland

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