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Disposing of Your Mobile Device

Mobile devices, such as smartphones, smart watches, and tablets, continue to advance and innovate at an astonishing rate. As a result, some people replace their mobile devices as frequently as every year.  Unfortunately, people often do not realize how much personal data is on these devices.  Below we cover what may be on your mobile device and how you should securely wipe it before disposing of it.  If you mobile device was issued to you by your employer, or has any work data stored on it, be sure to check with your supervisor about proper backup and disposal procedures first.