Working from home


How to stay cyber-secure while working from home

Working from home

An analysis of the possible threats, what is at stake, and the scenarios you might come across while working from home.

What’s at stake?

  • Your and the company’s reputation
  • Data critical to your employer and client
  • Your company’s knowledge assets
  • Critical business information
  • Your identity


Scenarios that you might come across

Working at home or in a shared working space.

  • Always use your earphones during audio/video conferencing.
  • Be cautious of what you are saying to avoid any leak of sensitive information.
  • Be aware of shoulder surfers and eavesdroppers around you.
  • Please ensure that your systems are always locked when unattended.
  • Ensure that the physical media (USB, CD, etc.) is stored in secure places when not in use.
  • Do not share your passwords with your family members / friends / flat-mates. 
  • Follow the clear screen policy.
  • Inform your seniors immediately, in case of theft of assets  (laptop, USB drive, External hard disk, etc.).
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