What are the DOs and DON’Ts of handling sensitive and confidential information at work? Learn how you can not only better protect confidential business information but yourself as well!

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The Dos:

  • Share files with authorized personnel only
  • Obtain permission for secondary use of data (uses other than originally approved)
  • Remove all confidential or sensitive data from your workstation before it leaves your control
  • Protect saved or printed reports that represent sensitive or confidential data

The Don’ts

  • Gossip or share with others sensitive information you have access to
  • Look up confidential information for co-workers who do not have access without supervisor approval
  • Store your confidential files on public or unsecured network file servers
  • Throw confidential reports in the trash without shredding them first

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