The UK is in the delay phase of the pandemic, with schools closed and employees asked to work from home where possible. So, how do businesses remain data compliant and cyber secure with staff working remotely, some for the first time?
Firstly, rate the risks that remote working poses through a quick risk and security audit, which can be done whether employees are already working from home or not.
email as their main source of communications leaves them more vulnerable to phishing and social engineering attacks.
Identify and rate these risks on your most important assets and agree the best approach to deal with them. Getting key stakeholders from all areas of the business involved in these conversations is key as different areas of the business will have unique perspectives, based on their data, systems and way of working. Then, start implementing effective security measures starting with data protection.
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