Pointers to prevent departing employees from taking confidential information

Intentional security breaches by employees are notoriously difficult to prevent, but a few tips can help

A number of clients have recently asked for guidance on how to prevent departing employees from taking confidential information with them when they leave. Although intentional security breaches by employees are notoriously difficult to prevent, a carefully-designed (and implemented) data security plan can provide meaningful protection against threats from inside the organization as well as those from outside. Herewith, a few pointers.

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Kit Winter

Kit Winter is a member at law firm Dykema Gossett in Los Angeles and focuses on internet, intellectual property and business litigation. He can be...

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