From a security perspective, hiring a new employee is one of the most important decisions that an organization makes. In this video, learn about the importance of candidate screening, reference checks, and employment and education verification. Additionally, learn about including policy reviews and employment agreements in the hiring process.
- [Narrator] From a security perspective,…hiring a new employee is one of the most important…decisions that an organization makes.…The insider threat is real,…and organizations' employees have privileged access…to all kinds of sensitive information and systems.…Of course, it's impossible to filter out…all of the bad apples,…but organizations have a responsibility…to ensure that security plays a prominent role…in the hiring process.…Spending a little extra time on security issues…before hiring an employee…can help avoid costly mistakes.…
Every organization should perform…pre-employment screening to verify…the backgrounds of potential hires.…The timing and contents of this screening will vary…based upon the type of organization,…the job position, and legal constraints…in the specific state or country…where the employee is hired.…Some common components of pre-employment screening…include checking for a criminal background…in all states and countries…where the employee has lived or worked,…verifying that an employee is not listed…
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- Security governance
- Security roles and responsibilities
- Security policies
- Complying with laws and regulations
- Auditing and assessing security
- Personnel security
- Security training
- Vendor management
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1. Security Governance
2. Security Policy
3. Regulatory Compliance
4. Assessing Security Processes
5. Personnel Security
6. Awareness and Training
7. Vendor Management
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