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Upgrading Your Phone? Four Things You Should Do First

Upgrading Your Phone? Four Things You Should Do First

Created: Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 13:43
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Cyber Security

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article with tips on how to protect personal information before trading in a mobile phone for a newer model. FTC recommends the following four steps to safeguard these devices:

  • Back up data
  • Remove SIM and SD cards
  • Erase personal information
  • Verify deletion of personal information

For more information on this topic, view CISA’s tip on “Proper Disposal of Electronic Devices.”