Five ways security pros can lock down stay-at-home workers

October 22, 2020
Security teams managing remote employees know stay-at-home workers are holding Zoom parties, streaming Netflix and gaming on work equipment at all hours of the day and night. Today’s columnist, PJ Kirner of Illmio, offers five tips for locking down home networks. (Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
  • Disable the non-essential internet peer-to-peer (P2P) apps running on employee systems.
  • Block connections to malicious websites with free DNS-layer protections.
  • Enforce least privilege access.
  • Weigh the pros and cons of VPNs.
  • Deploy endpoint protection software.
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