Per the CompTia 2020 report, “human error remains the primary component of most security breaches, and the level of knowledge needed by employees has greatly increased as a result of broader technology usage.” This is unsurprising given that a recent survey found, scarily, that two-thirds of remote workers hadn’t received cybersecurity training over the past year, and 77 percent of them weren’t worried about security while working at home.
If you are about to work at home or are already there, you should hope that your employer has thought this through and is providing you the tools you need to secure your work-related efforts whenever and wherever you connect.
Here are some general do’s and don’ts when working at home:
FOR FURTHER READING:
CyberGuardian: a SecureTheVillage Guide for Residents is available on Amazon.
A complete Security Checklist is available: https://www.nerdsiview.com/security-checklist-2/
References for Village Residents are available at SECURE THE VILLAGE: https://securethevillage.org/residents