While work from home (WFH) ostensibly protects workers safe from COVID-19, it has exposed them and their companies to a bevy of cybersecurity risks – now a coalition of 13 nonprofit organizations are offering if not a cure, then a treatment, through a Work From Home. Secure Your Business campaign.
The campaign focuses on common simple actions to secure remote workforces that members say can greatly reduce cyber risk.
“The biggest new risks stem from the fact that are remote from your co-workers and outside the security provided by a business network,” said Phil Reitinger, president and CEO of the Global Cyber Alliance, a member of the group and the recipient of the 2020 SC Awards Editor's Choice. “Being outside the business network means that you may not nearly as protected - for example, there is likely to be less effective security monitoring. Personally, I worry most about increased phishing.”
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