Leaking of Sensitive Information Tesla Warns Employees

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The Warning Seat

Tesla’s the driverless car company has sent a serious warning to its employees about leaking sensitive company information to the media, the security team who sent the email talk about the outsider who is requesting for the company information to do anything that will make the company fail and still target employees for information via LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and other personal method.

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The email was sent to employees on Thursday warning them not to talk about the company sensitive information and reminded them that they signed an agreement when being employ to the company that they agree they “will hold in strictest confidence and will not disclose, use, lecture upon or publish” any of Tesla’s confidential and proprietary information. The email stated that As an employee and a shareholder, each of us has a responsibility to safeguard all information and technology we use and generate every day.

Tesla will take action to employees who leak the  business information and if found guilty in doing so that will be the termination of employment and claims for damages, and even criminal charges. The email was shared with CNBC.

In the Email

In January an employee was identified for sharing confidential business information on Twitter, including production numbers, with journalists. The employee was terminated for violating their NDA and Tesla’s Communications policy.

This month, an employee posted the dial-in information of an internal meeting on social media. This employee was identified and terminated the following day.

A former employee uploaded Tesla intellectual property to a personal iCloud account and left the company for a competitor. Tesla filed a lawsuit and is suing him for stealing trade secrets.

A felony charge was filed last month against a former employee who exfiltrated confidential business information from the Tesla domain to his personal account and threatened to disclose confidential company information.

In the Email it stated that if an employee receive a solicitation for information via social media the employee is not intent to respond and the message should please be forward directly to the security team and the team will determine whether any additional action is necessary.

The CEO of Tesla Elon Musk’s promises that the company will grow into a driverless car company worth $500 billion.
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