The landscape regarding protecting sensitive data – such as the data managed by Human Resources organizations – is changing.

The advent of the Software-as-a-Service model for Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) has meant that the data has moved to “the cloud”, a term referring to an outsourced datacenter managed by someone outside your organization.

With that comes a plethora of regulatory and legal considerations, as well as technical jargon in which we must familiarize ourselves. This document shall address key considerations and technologies important to protect your data.