Disciplining the Employee Who Violated Security Regulations

Deciding how to discipline an employee who violated security regulations or policies is a complex and crucial decision. Use this eConsultant to assess the factors and reach a preliminary decision-which you must then review with your manager and the legal department.

Did the violation break any laws or government regulations? (Legal Department can tell) No Yes
Was the violation accidental? No Yes I do not know
Did unqualified persons obtain the information? No Yes I do not know
What categories of information were compromised? Government Top Secret
Government Secret
Company Proprietary
Company Confidential
Has this employee violated security before? (Check with Human Resources) No Yes
If Yes, is the employee currently on probation? No Yes