It is difficult, if not impossible to place a value on these, but if someone was to takes copies, the future reduction in income could be significant. So how do you protect your information? Some examples include:
- Do not allow staff to use external devices such as external hard drives on their computers;
- Only allow those staff who need access to the documents to have access;
- If a staff member resigns, review what they send through their work email;
- When the staff member leaves, if you are concerned, have their computer reviewed for such things as the use of personal emails (eg Hotmail).