Deepfake Technology Used to Fool Employees into Transferring Funds to Criminals

Posted on: March 26th, 2024 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The newest cyber and financial fraud threat facing businesses is deepfake technology, which criminals are using to extract money from unsuspecting accounts payable personnel. A finance worker at a multinational company in Hong Kong was duped into transferring $25 million to criminals who had used deepfake technology to pose as the business’s chief financial officer […]

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Is Your Business Doing Enough to Prevent Workplace Violence?

Posted on: March 19th, 2024 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Violence in the workplace is a growing problem for which many U.S. employers are unprepared. Business owners may believe that their workforces are like families and that a violent outburst could never happen at work. They may also think that they have adequate security in place to stop an outsider from launching an attack or […]

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Opioid Overdose Meds May Be Coming to Your First Aid Kit

Posted on: March 12th, 2024 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

Efforts are afoot to create new laws and regulations that would require California employers to include the opioid overdose medication Narcan in their first aid kits. The National Safety Council (NSC) recently asked the Cal/OSHA Standards Board to create new regulations requiring construction sites and general industry workplaces to stock medications that can reverse opioid […]

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Changes Coming to Electronics, Dual-Wage Class Codes

Posted on: March 7th, 2024 by Leaders' Choice Staff No Comments

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California will recommend changes to class codes for some electronics manufacturing sectors, as well as increases to the wage thresholds for construction industry dual classifications. The move comes after the Rating Bureau’s governing committee unanimously approved proposed changes, which will be sent in March to the state insurance […]

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