Remote Workers Click 8 Risky Web Links a Day on Average

Work-from-home status has become a reality for most employees. For employers, this means learning to mitigate a constantly evolving cybersecurity landscape. It’s challenging enough to try to monitor employee use of corporate devices remotely from home, let alone manage employees using personal devices for remote corporate work (also referred to as BYOD: bring your own device).

In the presence of this new cybersecurity landscape, a company called NetMotion found definitively that remote workers are visiting more ‘risky’ websites while working from home, compared with pre-COVID device activity in the corporate office place.

84% of Businesses Are Expected to Increase Remote Work After COVID-19 Despite Cybersecurity Risks

Despite established cybersecurity risk from work from home status, the majority (84%) of US organizations plan to broaden their work from home allowance following the coronavirus pandemic. 70% of IT pros state they are concerned with work from home (WFH) security risks, according to Pulse Secure, proven by the spiked security concerns present during the forced WFH of most businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Importance of Home Network Security During COVID-19

Home network security has always been important in our opinion, but now it’s at the forefront (or should be!) of most people’s minds. Why? A large majority of the U.S. workforce is now working from home. This poses a unique problem for many businesses: concern over the home network security of their employees, especially those dealing with sensitive data.

7 Policies for Managing Work-From-Home Employees

With a call for social distancing to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus across the United States and globally, it’s likely your business is navigating work-from-home status with all or most of your employees.

While this brings a slew of new challenges, chief among them is managing productivity and policies for your employees now experiencing the freedom of work-from-home.

Free Tools & Trials For Your Business During COVID-19

In times of a global pandemic, whether you’re a business or an individual, you’re probably feeling strapped for cash right about now. Good news: there are tons of free resources, tools and trials for you to take advantage of during this time! If you’re trying to slim down on spending, focus your time on utilizing free options over paid subscriptions to eliminate monthly costs.

Working Through COVID-19: Mitigating Increased Cybersecurity Threats

Cutting straight to the point: Criminals are adapting and taking advantage of the COVID-19 situation.

See below for information and advice specific to what’s been seen so far.
#1 - Phishing emails acting as if they’re legitimate messages from important entities
We’ve seen emails posing as HHS (Health and Human Services), CDC (Center for Disease Controls), and WHO (World Health Organization).

What do these phishing emails look like?

When to see a doctor or common symptoms.