How to Deter Data Theft by Departing Employees

In today's digital world, the problem of data theft by departing employees goes far beyond stealing the names of a few customers or a product design sketch. It can mean the loss of gigabytes of critical corporate intelligence and legally protected information like customer cardholder data. Plus, ex-employees have even more avenues for using the data they steal — they can use it against their former employers, leak it to competitors, sell it to the highest bidder or simply publish it on the Internet.

In this Insider Threat Playbook we'll walk you through the most common reasons why departing employees can turn into a security nightmare, identify their motives, review the methods they use to steal your data, and provide tips you can use to mitigate the risk of employee data theft.


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