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Anamika Gupta
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Automation Secure DevOps | October 15, 2020
Securing Remote Employees From Cyber Threats
In this twin year 2020, we have faced a global crisis which compelled many organizations to adapt to the changes to ensure their business continuity. Work from office to work from home is one of the major shifts that businesses have incorporated. We now have the largest remote workforce in human history, and many companies are struggling to secure them from potential cyber threats. This leads to the requirement of educating your employees to save them from potential risks and build a strong security shield for your remote workforce while they are working on VPN, Wi-Fi or personal network and using their devices. According to Google, in April, there were more than 18 million daily malware and phishing email cases related to COVID-19 in just one week. The stats are enough to prove that we are in a much bigger zone of cyber-attacks than ever and how essential it is to look after on the cybersecurity for both organizations and employees. There are two aspects where we can work on and ensure secure remote workforce. Educating your employees and establishing teleworking policy so, that everyone adheres to the standard approach of working from home and be vigilant about cyber-threats.  Secondly, as an organization, you can secure your remote endpoints and web applications by integrating respective tools for the same. 1.1 Educating employees Conduct an internal survey among your employees to gauge their knowledge about cyber-threats, based on the survey results, execute a small internal campaign. This may include types of cybersecurity attacks, do's and don’ts, measures, and a dedicated help email ID within the organization where they can report any malicious activity or quickly connect with the concerned team for the solutions. Regular email updates regarding how to detect and stay away with phishing emails, malware, Ransomware and Watering hole...
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