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Spring Is in the Air, but Where Is Your Workforce?

Spring Is in the Air, but Where Is Your Workforce?

While springtime usually brings excitement as the summer months will soon be approaching, this spring won’t be as inviting due to heavy snow all across the United States and this allergy season set to be one of the worst on record. Because these atypical conditions may cause employees to be out of the office, whether […]

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Terrorism Response Considerations in the Wake of International Attacks

Terrorism Response Considerations in the Wake of International Attacks

On the morning of March 22, 2016, commuters in Brussels fell victim to several coordinated terrorist attacks. Terrorists detonated two bombs at the Zaventem airport and one at the Maelbeek metro, killing 31 people and injuring hundreds more. The terrorists involved have ties to ISIL—which claims responsibility for the attacks—and it is assumed the attacks are […]

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3 Characteristics of Lassa Fever to Share with Your Staff

3 Characteristics of Lassa Fever to Share with Your Staff

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported earlier this week that a Lassa fever diagnosis was confirmed at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The patient, a physician’s assistant who was working at a missionary organization in Togo, is currently being treated at the University’s Serious Communicable Diseases Unit where 4 US patients were […]

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Privacy vs. National Security: What the FBI-Apple Showdown Could Mean for Your Business

Privacy vs. National Security: What the FBI-Apple Showdown Could Mean for Your Business

In an unprecedented move, a federal judge ordered Apple to help the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) break into an iPhone used by Syed Farook, one of the killers in the San Bernardino, California, shootings. The FBI has been unable to access information on his employer-supplied mobile device, since Farook enabled a security feature on […]

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Responding to Internal and External Targeted Threats of Violence

Responding to Internal and External Targeted Threats of Violence

Violence has many forms and can come from infinite sources, making it difficult to plan for all potential scenarios. But responding to the threat of violence, from both internal and external sources, is a much more manageable process if handled properly. Take, for example, the recent closing of the University of Chicago main campus in response to online threats of gun violence.

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