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Threat Intelligence highlights from January

Threat Intelligence highlights for January: Malware ramps up, hacktivist sentenced, mortgage docs exposed, router hijacking and more.

Is your 2019 employee benefits strategy aligned with your organization’s long-term goals?

Each organization is unique, so your benefits strategies should reflect your particular goals. Taking a cookie-cutter approach or investing in every trend that comes along can be problematic. While new and exciting ideas can be tempting, it would be counterproductive and impractical to implement employee benefit strategies that don’t align with your workforce or goals. Instead, let’s take a step back and consider the process of strategic planning, in addition to the strategies themselves.

New to the list, "eye and face protection" comes in at number 10 on OSHA’s most cited violations for 2018

We’re taking a deep-dive look into each of OSHA’s most-cited violations in 2018 to help you identify common pain points in your workplace, and provide you with best practices for improving safety, preventing injuries and avoiding fines. Number 10 on the list with 1,528 total violations is Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment (1926.102), with eye and face protection being the most cited of the offenses. New to the list in 2018, OSHA issued 1,353 citations alone for “serious” violations in this category.