When an employee leaves or is let go from your company, your first priority may be hiring their replacement or delegating their day-to-day workload. But protecting your company should be at the very top of your to-do list when an employee leaves.
It’s essential that companies adopt a series of protocols to ensure best business security practices. Most employees have varying levels of networked access to relevant company documentation. Being able to control these access points during an employee's exit will keep your company protected from any form of disgruntled retaliation or loss of competitive information.
Here are five critical aspects of an effective cybersecurity protocol that should be followed when addressing employee turnover.