Review the Privacy Concerns Scenario.
Complete the Privacy Worksheet, using 525 to 700 words.
Use a minimum of one reference.
Scenario 1: James is known to shop online during his breaks. His supervisor, Sally, has taken note of this. When James goes to lunch at noon, Sally is seen taking his laptop into her office so she can check on his work performance. Review the scenario and identify all areas of risk to the organization.
Janet’s assistant, Tom, always pre-screens her calls before transferring them to her office. Occasionally, Tom will stay on the line after Janet pick up to listen in on the conversation. Janet is unaware of this, and has not given Tom permission to do so. To his coworkers, Tom always seems to be in the know, but they have no idea how he finds out such sensitive information. One day, Tom mentions to you that he is thinking of leaving the company for a competitor, and taking with him the information he overheard on one of Janet’s calls to management. Review this scenario, and identify all areas of risk to the organization.
Richard is hiring a new executive assistant. He wants to be sure the person he hires is a good fit for the company. Richard intends on performing a criminal background check on each of the two applicants being considered. Richard did not secure permission from Mary, one of the applicants. He did ask the second applicant, Martin, for permission, but Martin declined to give permission. Review this scenario and identify all areas of risk to the organization.
Douglas routinely bypasses the internet blocks on his work computer to surf non work related websites during the work day. After a few weeks, he gets called into his supervisor’s office to meet with representatives from the IT department and from HR. They begin asking questions about the sites he has visited and initiate the disciplinary process to issue him his first warning. Review this scenario and identify all areas of risk to the organization.
– Jim routinely works out at the local gym with Inez, an HR representative. One day in conversation, Inez mentions an ongoing health issue that Jim has not disclosed to anyone in the company. Jim wonders how Inez came across this information. Inez stated that she had seen it in his health benefits paperwork. Review this scenario and identify all areas of risk to the organization.
– Mark is interested in establishing a relationship with a coworker, Beth, but he does not have any personal information about her. Mark asked his sister, Marion, who works in the company payroll department if she can access information about Beth. Marion provides Mark with Beth’s cell phone number and address, but tells Mark to keep the information private. Review this scenario and identify all areas of risk to the organization.