Whether or not employers want it, remote work might be here to stay. A Prudential survey found that 68% of American workers think remote work will become more common after the pandemic, and about one in five are seriously considering finding a job that allows remote work.
It’s a big transition, and there are some serious issues to consider. The following resources and policy tips can help employers make the most out of the new normal.
If employees are using their own computers and networks for work, those computers and networks need to be secure. Remote work can also leave workers vulnerable to business email compromise schemes and other types of phishing and fraud.
Don’t just assume that employees are being cyber smart. Create cyber checklists and policies make sure they’re being followed.
- The FBI has tips on preventing business email compromise schemes.
- Ready.gov has cybersecurity resources to help before, during and after a cyberattack.