By Marian Merritt
There have been some well-publicized news stories of hacked websites where millions of user accounts and passwords were posted publicly. Can you imagine if you were one of those users affected? They likely had to hurry to change their credentials and make sure they didn't use the same combination of email address and password on any other websites. Chances are these people, like many others, did use the same password for other accounts. Many people not only use the same password all over the Web, but they also choose weak and foolish passwords.
Editors note - This is another in our series of articles from "non technology" sources which can affect your business or organization. - Enjoy!
Are you an ethical business person?? I ask the question because most of us would answer affirmatively, yet I propose that too few of us really consciously consider the ethics of a business decision when we’re weighing our options. I believe it is important that this issue of ethics take on a more conscious, deliberate role in our business decision making.
In a nutshell, the issue of ethics boils down to asking yourself, “What price am I willing to pay for this decision, and can I live with that price?” This process can be helped by defining each letter of the word, ETHICS.