As millions of employees across the world work from home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, IoT security has become more critical than ever as cybercriminals look to exploit the situation.

Over the past few years, many organizations already have put security controls and measures in place that ensure only authorized users can access and configure IoT devices. However, with hundreds, sometimes thousands more remote workers to manage, the dynamic has changed. Employees must now understand the importance of IoT security and have the proper defense mechanisms in place and tools at hand to protect themselves and their organization against potential threats.

Here are five security tips for remote workers to abide by when engaging with the online realm:

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