Caroline Hroncich | September 24, 2018

Employers overlook a key ally in preventing cyberattacks: HR departments

As seen on Employee Benefit News...

Everyone gets them — an email message that looks exactly like it came from a co-worker or a supervisor. It may come with a link that asks an employee to log in with a company username and password. To the untrained eye it seems harmless.

But employees need to think twice before they click, warns Monica Minkel, senior vice president and regional director of insurance brokerage and consulting firm USI Insurance Services. These are the kinds of scams, she says, that lead to major cybersecurity breaches — and major headaches for employers.

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