Unfortunately, the notion of “confidentiality” can get lost on the social media generation bred to immediately share absolutely everything they do with the world.

If you fail to clearly train your employees on the full scope of confidentiality, they are increasingly likely to unwittingly divulge sensitive information.

 

While you would like to think no one on your team would be as gullible as the clerk in this scene from “Erin Brockovich,” he can serve as a great spark for discussing the ins and outs of corporate confidentiality.

 

QUESTIONS

 

What are some ways that you have seen or heard of an employee accidentally divulge confidential information?

How does our company determine what is confidential?

How can you be more protective of the company’s confidential materials?

 

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Bryan Belknap, an award-winning screenwriter, is Creative Director at Resonate Pictures, which specializes in story-based training and branding films. He will be speaking at SCCE Compliance & Ethics Conference in Las Vegas.

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