Best Practice Report

Best Practices For Securely Offboarding Employees

March 23rd, 2023
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Proper offboarding of employees is an important part of the employee lifecycle and a critical control mechanism for managing security and risk. The process begins with the employee’s “notice” and can extend past the departure date. When done right, offboarding leaves departing employees feeling respected, business assets properly secured, and the company’s positive reputation intact. If offboarding is done poorly, employees become bitter and resentful, physical assets are lost, intellectual property compromised, and brand reputation is tarnished. This report provides best practices for offboarding employees in a way that mitigates risk and maintains a company’s reputation.

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