Security risk factors for remote work without planning

Security risk factors for remote work without planning According to a US survey, it is estimated that more than 300 million people worldwide are working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.    A 2017 study points out that remote work increases productivity by 13%. It saves time, reduces absences, increases life quality, and so on. There are many benefits and, like any other technological solution, some risks.     From February 1st through the first half of March, more than 300 websites with malicious domains using the term ”COVID-19″ in their URL were served up; some of these were used to spread malware and scams. The subject matter ranged from advertisements promising medicines against COVID-19 to news, and lll the websites, reportedly coming from legitimate organizations, such as the World Health Organization.    The high flow of data along with the changing behavior of companies on a large scale can cause unwanted Cybersecurity risks for Organizations if the adoption of remote work security is not implemented.    What if your company was not prepared, what should you do? VaultOne has put together some pointers to help you prepare a more secure home-office experience. Points that should be covered in the security planning stage 1. Assess whether the IT structure for remote work ensures that employees have adequate devices and that access to corporate information is secure.    2. Protect employee applications and devices: secure access to systems, adopt encryption, firewalls, and have response mechanisms in case of an attack.    3. Have a Business Continuity and Crisis Management Plan that includes cybersecurity, convering contingency situations, reaction to unexpected events, […]