Cybersecurity threats have been on the rise over the last few decades.

Cybersecurity threats have been on the rise over the last few decades. With more advanced technology, hackers have found ways to break through security defenses and haul away employee information. The headlines are filled with news on security breaches on very well-known organizations.

 

First, watch the video “Massive cyberattack strikes Anthem” (1 min 43 s), located at http://www.reuters.com/video/2015/02/05/massive-cyberattack-strikes-anthem?videoId=363104985&mod=related&channelName=cybersecurity, and then please respond to the following question:

  • Describe two (2) ways a hacker can gain access to employee information.
  • Recommend the steps an organization could take to address these security breaches after the fact
  • Outline a plan for preventing these breaches from occurring
  • Specify the legal requirements you would structure around information security in an HRIS