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This month’s security awareness newsletter from SANS Institute focuses on securely wiping a mobile device.

Mobile devices, such as smartphones, smart watches, and tablets, continue to advance and innovate at an astonishing rate. As a result, you may be replacing a new device as often as every year. Unfortunately, you may not realize just how much personal data are on your devices — far more than your computer. Below we cover the different types of data on your mobile devices and how you can securely wipe your device before disposing or replacing it. If your mobile device was issued to you by work, check with your supervisor about disposal procedures first.

Read the newsletter here: SANS OUCH! Newsletter | Disposing of Your Mobile Device | December 2022