Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Working

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Author: Andy Stofferis
Written by Andy Stofferis

Whether you’re a digital nomad, a full-time or occasional remote worker, or you manage remote working teams, if you are working from home then cybersecurity should be at the forefront of your business priorities.

Companies that don’t have robust security, or training in how to prevent cybercrime, are more likely to be targeted by cybercriminals. This can result in theft or exploitation of data, sensitive information, or money. It can also wreak havoc with company systems and can even bring company business operations to a grinding halt.

Below we look at several tips to help anyone working from home to maximize cyber security.

1. Keep your personal and work devices separate

2. Secure your router

3. Secure your home office space

4. Use a Virtual Private Network (VPN)

5. Cover your webcam

6. Encrypt your devices

7. Ensure your software is updated

8. Keep your Operating System updated

9. Wipe devices before recycling

10. Don’t fall for scams

11. Use Two Factor Authentication or Multi-Factor Authentication

12. Use a centralized storage facility

13. Use antivirus and internet security software

14. Protect your online banking

15. Provide cyber security awareness training to employees

16. Enable automatic locking

17. Create a screen password

18. Enable find my device and remote wipe

If you want to know more about these simple solutions that can be employed to guard against cybercrimes read on by following this link!