If you are in IT, handling offboarding for employees leaving the company is always a tricky job. With the sheer number of security risks it presents, you need to make sure you leave no stone unturned. From revoking access permissions to ensuring complete data security, there are a myriad of tasks that just cannot be overlooked. With remote working environments becoming the norm in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the process of offboarding employees has become even more complicated.
There is a possibility that a great deal of your employees’ access may be unknown to your IT department. This access could be hosted publicly and could present a data security risk to your company. To overcome this challenge, you need to understand the risks inherent in today’s remote offboarding process and identify ways to mitigate them.
We’ll explore this in detail in this blog, but before that, check out this employee offboarding checklist to make sure you’ve covered all the bases before an employee leaves the company.