Cybercriminals have been quick to take advantage of the security gaps linked to WFH. These include improperly secured VPNs, cloud-based services, and business email.
Before putting new technology to work within your organization, you should thoroughly vet its reputation and suitability. You also need to make sure it’s properly configured and patched so that any backdoor vulnerabilities are closed off.
Have you gotten a security audit recently?
Do you have an IT Security Roadmap in place?
Remote working is here to stay. For a quick rundown on what this means for securing your organization’s network, be sure to check out RCCBusinessIT.
Working From Home? Here’s Your Cyber Security Checklist…
- Computer set-up
If the plan is for employees to use their own equipment, make sure it is up to the job.
- Avoid ‘shadow IT’
Sensitive enterprise data going to the cloud is uploaded to high or medium risk applications, not approved by their employers. This is known as ‘shadow IT
- Connection to the network
If staff require access to the company network, you need to ensure that the means of access is secure.
- Mobile Device Management
Mobile Device Management (MDM) software makes it easier to deploy, secure, and monitor not just mobile devices.
- Maintain good cybersecurity hygiene
Rather than taking an ‘access all areas’ approach, establish which parts of your system remote users will actually require access to in order to do their job.
- Harden access
Since the pandemic, one in five organizations has faced a security breach linked to remote workers. That’s according to new research from Internet security giant, Malwarebytes. Do you have an IT Security Roadmap in place to protect your team?
Know how to protect your data if you are hit with a Security Breach. When you get down to security specifics, many businesses were less prepared for staff to WFH than they thought.
RCC Business IT leverages several technologies and tools that help prevent security breaches. Businesses that don’t have a solid security posture and rely on confidence in your security tools simply do not match the protective capabilities those tools provide. Call RCC Business IT at 888-228-8101 or connect with us through the contact form on our website.
We’ll quickly put you in touch with a technology expert who will answer your questions and address your concerns. We’ll also perform a FREE IT Audit for your business to give you a better idea of how we can keep your systems secure so that you can focus on your company’s goals.