Protecting Remote Workers From Cyber Threats


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If you’re reading this from your home while working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, you’re in good company. A recent study by Global Workplace Analytics showed that even before the coronavirus forced us all into working from home, remote work had grown by 173% over the last 15 years, with nearly 5 million telecommuters in the U.S. alone.

Research studies indicate that remote workers are more productive and happier relative to those workers who don’t have the same flexibility.

Despite the benefits of remote work, however, a pressing concern remains: How do we protect these workers from savvy cybercriminals, many of whom view workers operating outside the boundaries of on-site IT security as “easy pickings”?

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