Identity Theft is a Big Worry for Merchants, Consumers

Identity Theft is a Big Worry for Merchants, Consumers

The huge data breaches of the past few years, like those of retailers Target Corp., Home Depot and Neiman Marcus, have put more and more people at risk of identity theft. In fact, individuals whose data was exposed in a data breach are three times more likely to be identity theft victims than those who have not been exposed, according to a new report.

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Is Your Company’s Intellectual Property at Risk?

Is Your Company’s Intellectual Property at Risk?

Intellectual property theft is serious business, and it can cause serious harm. The hacking attack on Sony got a lot of headlines, but what was lost in the story is how such security breaches can affect even smaller companies around the world – and go completely undetected.

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GSK Faces Harsh After-Effects of Recent Scandals

GSK Faces Harsh After-Effects of Recent Scandals

Unethical business practices can have far-reaching consequences. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) learned that the hard way over the past year, as a series of bribery scandals rocked the corporation and led to criminal charges in China for some of its principal officials. Recent financial news announced by GSK shows that the troubles have taken a heavy toll on the company’s earnings: Profits have been slashed nearly in half compared to the previous year.

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The Risk of Fraud at Small Businesses

The Risk of Fraud at Small Businesses

Fraud is a threat to all organisations. But small businesses can face an even higher level of risk. They don’t have the same level of anti-fraud controls in place as larger corporations. They often have employees handling several different roles, including within the accounting department. At many small businesses, it is not uncommon for a single employee to handle accounts receivable, accounts payable and bank reconciliations, for example. Without proper segregation of duties, a trusted employee can take advantage of their situation and steal from their employer for years before being detected.

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CRI Group: Gold Sponsor for Global Ethics Summit

CRI Group: Gold Sponsor for Global Ethics Summit

CRI Group is proud to be a gold sponsor for the 7th Annual Global Ethics Summit, 10-11 March 2015 in New York. The theme of this year’s event is “Elevating Value Through Integrity: How Leading Companies Accomplish Excellence Worldwide.” The Summit, hosted by Ethisphere Institute and Thomson-Reuters, has lined up an excellent list of speakers and it promises to be an enlightening two-day affair.

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