Remote Work Cyber Risks

Remote Work Cyber Risks

Increased cybersecurity risks are among one of many consequences caused by the shift to remote work. Key factors drive the cybersecurity risk implications in this new working environment. These include: increased cyberattacks, changing attack surfaces, and distracted workforces.

Organizations should keep these factors in mind when defining how to best mitigate cybersecurity risks.

  • Ensure that your users home Wi-Fi networks are properly secured with passwords and not left open.
  • Ensure that your users are ONLY using secure home networks, and not working off of a public wi-fi network
  • Consider the use of a VPN that can encrypt and protect all of your users traffic
  • Establish a remote work policy that will make users aware of the expectations of them to protect their information while working remotely

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