Timing is critical when it comes to employee departures, as the security team needs to be ready and able to terminate someone’s access to every and all systems and devices as soon as the layoff happens, says Sounil Yu, the CISO in Residence at YL Ventures. That means shutting off log-in access as well as disabling key cards and the like in a move that’s well-orchestrated with the human resources team, supervisors and business leaders. “You want to synchronize the cutting of access all at the same time,” Yu said. “That includes the obvious things around network log-ins or access to various enterprise services, but [security teams] often forget about cloud services or service accounts.”

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