Hardcopy and Electronic Data Must Be Disposed Properly. Wipe Electronic Data From Devices Completely and Shred All Hard Copies.
Data that is not disposed of properly could be recovered or accessed by a malicious user. For electronic devices, special data wiping procedures must be used to ensure that data is completely removed from the device. For hard copies, documents must be shredded to ensure that they are properly destroyed.
For More Information:
- Information Security: What to Shred at Work and Home
- 7 Disastrous Ways to Deal With Old Hard Drives
- OUCH! | December 2016 Newsletter: Securely Disposing of Your Mobile Device
- 6 Ways to Work Smarter – and Improve Security
Cyber Tip of the Day from Inspired eLearning.com