February 1, 2018


Author: Jerry Brennan  

Person Moving Files from a Laptop to a USB Stick. Ethical Considerations When Leaving Your Job.

Aside from your good name, what should you bring with you to your new job? The answer is adamantly not your current employer's intellectual property.

The illusion today that information belongs to everyone means departing employees sometimes take things with them from one job to another that do not belong to them. In this February 2018 “Career Intelligence” article from “Security Magazine”, Jerry Brennan looks at what you should – and should not - be taking with you to your new security job. Misappropriation of intellectual property, whether intentional or otherwise, causes permanent damage to your personal brand, especially within the security community.

Contact SMR to learn more about best practices when leaving your current job.