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What to do if a Device is Lost or Stolen


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If a device containing university data is lost or stolen while traveling abroad please report it immediately as you would a potential data breach. Please refer to the guidance provided by the Division of Information Technology’s IT Security Office on how to handle and report security incidents if you are not familiar with this process. Additionally, if a device is stolen, contact the local U.S. Embassy or Consulate to report the theft.

If a personal device known to not contain university data is stolen, report it immediately to the local U.S. Embassy or Consulate.