Given the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, countless employees across a variety of industries are working remotely. While this allows businesses to remain operational, it can create a number of risks, particularly for those who fail to take the proper precautions.
Above all, information security is one the greatest challenges for companies allowing remote work during the COVID-19 outbreak. When an employee is at the office, their work is protected by safety standards that keep your company’s network and data secure. However, an employee working from home may not have the same safety measures in place to protect your organization’s devices and information.
In order to safeguard your business and employees from data breaches, cyber scams and viruses, consider the following strategies:
For additional protection, employers should consider backing up data and bolstering network protections as best as they can. For more cyber security insurance or guidance, contact TWFG Spring / The Woodlands.