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Risky business: The threat of identity theft in the workplace


September 4, 2012

Preventing identity theft is a daunting challenge for many organizations. Employer records are a top target of these nefarious operations, due to the vast amount of sensitive information that they contain about employees and customers.

Employers may face legal liability when their workers or a third party compromise their customers’ records — especially if the employers’ treatment of personal information contributed to the problem.

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Bob Felber Bob Felber leads the Intellectual Property Practice Group at Waller Lansden in Nashville, Tenn. For more than 25 years, he has counseled clients on IP matters with an emphasis in the areas of domestic and international brand clearance and protection, domain name disputes, product distribution and franchising.
Email: Bob.Felber at wallerlaw.com

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