Whether it’s massive layoffs or routine separations, you should have standard security policies that detail the steps to take when an employee leaves the company. In an IT Dojo video, I discuss four critical areas of employee transition security–user accounts, documentation, inventory, and personal electronics.

Because IT must react quickly to employee departures, many organizations involve IT early in the process. On average how quickly is your IT department notified of employee departures? Take the quick poll in the above blog post and let us know.