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manindar mohan
manindar mohan

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Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices For Remote Workers

As we are going through unusual and challenging times, our daily habit has been affected in all sorts of ways. For those who are working from home, this is indeed a very difficult time. We are more open to cyber attacks due to the little to no cyber security we have in place while working from home.

Hackers are desperately trying to exploit the opportunity and up to some extent, it’s working. It’s mainly because many organizations and business tasks have gone from an internal network to the open internet without much preparation. This has exposed them to more potential threats.

Some of the common attacks are listed below.

  • Email-Phishing
  • SMS-Phishing
  • Mobile Malware
  • Malicious Software
  • Ransomware Attacks

Cyber Security Best Practices For Remote Workers

In this rising time of cyber attacks, taking preventive action against these interventions is a necessity.

  • Use antivirus and antispyware software on every computer used in your business and make sure they are frequently updated.
  • Limit physical access to your computers and network components.
  • Regularly change passwords and ensure that they’re not easy to predict

more detailed version published at https://beaglesecurity.com/blog/blogs/2020/04/13/Cyber-Security-Threats-and-Best-Practices-for-Remote-Workers.html

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Cyber attacks have become an inevitable crime. Therefore, it is very important to understand cybersecurity issues in a real sense. And how to take precautionary measures to reduce the impact of potential cyber threats. There is a great article on this subject here

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