Safeguarding your device in case of loss or theft

May 17, 2023

You use your phone to access all kinds of data. From viewing your bank balance to reading Yale email to sharing information with family and friends. So much of our life lives on our phone. But is your data secure should it be lost or stolen? 

The cost to replace it can be high. If the device contains High Risk Yale Data, that data could be at risk. And imagine losing irreplaceable items that haven’t been backed up like favorite vacation photos.

That’s why it’s so important to understand what we can do to minimize data loss. The good news? There are simple steps you can take to protect yourself.

In the latest episode of the Bee Cyber Fit podcast, you’ll learn:

  • Surprising statistics about the cost of lost or stolen devices
  • Lost and stolen device “war stories” – don’t fall victim to these!
  • 5 proactive steps you should take to prevent data loss

To learn even more, participate in other May Bee SAFE, Not Sorry Report an Incident campaign events:

  • Register for the May 31 panel discussion with Yale experts to learn why we need to report suspicious behavior immediately and the legal ramifications of waiting.
  • Complete the Bee SAFE, Not Sorry puzzle to build awareness. Submit your answer by May 31 for the chance to win a prize pack.