In this blog, we’ll give you our handy guide on how to keep your work data secure remotely.
Even before coronavirus was a household talking point, more than 1.5 million people were regularly working remotely in the UK. BBC 5 Live’s Wake Up To Money revealed a jump of 75% in the number of people working from home between 2008 and 2018. 
Now, we’re in a situation where everyone who can work from home, is doing so. This may put organizations at greater risk from a number of cyber risks, including:
All of which leaves company data open to attacks and poses a threat to the business. 
"It’s crucial that enterprises educate staff on policies for using their devices remotely, outlining which applications and websites are permitted as well as providing advice on where not to access corporate data."
- Raj Samani, Intel Security EMEA CTO
The real questions that come from this are how can we manage these risks? How can we enable people to work from home or remotely in a safe way?
Business with remote workers in place needs to have a policy which covers secure remote working. If you haven’t got one it’s definitely worth the time to work on that now, even if it’s rough and ready. Further to that, support should be offered to workers to ensure they are working securely
Following these steps will drastically improve the security of your devices when working remotely. It may seem like a bit of a chore or something that could take a long time and is too complicated but, the benefits massively outway the potential negatives.
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