Advanced English Dialogue for Business – Brought over the wall

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Nicholas: Hey Isabella, have you ever heard the term “brought over the wall” in business?

Isabella: Hi Nicholas, yes, it means sharing confidential information with individuals outside of a company’s trusted circle.

Nicholas: That’s right. It’s a term often used to describe the act of sharing sensitive or proprietary information with unauthorized parties.

Isabella: Yes, and it can lead to breaches of confidentiality and potentially harm the company’s competitive advantage.

Nicholas: Exactly, companies have strict policies and procedures in place to prevent employees from bringing sensitive information over the wall.

Isabella: Right, such breaches can result in legal consequences and damage to the company’s reputation.

Nicholas: Absolutely, employees must be aware of the importance of safeguarding confidential information and following proper protocols.

Isabella: Yes, and companies often provide training and education to ensure employees understand their responsibilities regarding sensitive information.

Nicholas: Correct, maintaining confidentiality is crucial for maintaining trust with clients and protecting the company’s intellectual property.

Isabella: Definitely, and employees should always consult with their supervisors or legal counsel if they are unsure about sharing certain information.

Nicholas: Absolutely, it’s better to err on the side of caution when it comes to protecting sensitive data.

Isabella: Agreed, Nicholas. Thanks for the insightful discussion on the importance of confidentiality in business.

Nicholas: Thank you, Isabella. It’s always important to stay vigilant and uphold ethical standards in the workplace.