Triad court case shows need to wipe company phone when you leave

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A recent case in N.C. Business Court serves as a cautionary tale to anyone who uses a company-owned smartphone:

Delete personal information from the phone when you leave the company.

Really. All of it.

Links, too — to your personal phone, your email accounts, the cloud.

Better still, don’t sync your personal and work accounts to begin with, one technology expert says, or else you might wind up in court, as has a former employee of an industrial services company in Winston-Salem.

Read more: Greensboro News & Record

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