A record number of employees are working remotely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. There's an increased reliance on virtual private networks (VPNs); devices that normally wouldn’t leave the workplace environment are more exposed to the internet. Therefore, the likelihood of a cyberattack is increased.
This list is a starting point that could help you evaluate security considerations for long-term remote work.
The considerations listed here should be reviewed within the context of your organization’s complete information security program with close attention focused on the specific threats, risks, and vulnerabilities unique to each organization.
For more details, please see COVID-19 Can Lead to Cybersecurity Risks—Protect Your Organization.
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For any questions about your cybersecurity practices, please contact your Moss Adams professional and listen to our webcast Protecting Your Organization from Cybersecurity Risks.
For regulatory updates, strategies to help cope with subsequent risk, and possible steps to bolster your workforce and organization, please see the following resources: