In this era of ubiquitous integration with all things Web, many of us don’t think twice about what we leave behind. We go through smartphones like they’re toothbrushes. We register for—and subsequently forget about—accounts on untold numbers of websites. But without careful management of our online accounts, cloud and physical storage, and electronic devices, we can inadvertently disclose sensitive information that can be exploited by cybercriminals.

In its July newsletter, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) provides some helpful tips for cleaning up and disposing of our old or unused data and devices. It’s a quick read but might save you from a future headache.

Read more here.

Ross is the CISO at Symplexity. He has achieved CCIE Security and CISSP certifications, an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, and has 20 years of experience in the fields of computer and network security engineering and consulting. Ross provides virtual CISO services for our Symplexity Secure clients and helps them to identify information security risks and implement administrative, procedural, and technical controls to mitigate. He works effectively with both technical and managerial personnel and is a trusted resource for our clients.

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