With so many people now working from home, and many who were not tech workers, you need to check your security. There are several things you can do now to be safe in your online environment.
Your company may have already taken safety measures when they said you could work form home. They may have setup VPN or Virtual Private Network access to the company network for you. However, they may not have worked with you regarding your personal computer, tablet or cell phone to be sure they are secure for business.
Working at home can leave you open to hackers, even in normal times, and these aren’t normal times. With one in four people in the US under orders to stay home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, many more people are now working in their personal space, sometimes on their personal computers or phones. That makes a much wider target for hackers, cybersecurity experts say.CNet News
Pop on over to CNet News and read more about how to protect yourself and your online environment from hackers. Don’t put off updating important software and operating systems because you are too busy. Protect yourself in the digital world as well as physically.