Working from home is going to be with many of us for the foreseeable future, not just to help with social distancing but also as many organisations question the economic and environmental impact of our regular daily commute to expensive office space.
To keep ourselves cyber secure when working from home and to double check on any bad habits we may have acquired over the past months, it is worth revisiting the SANS Institute's Top 5 Steps to Securely Work from Home checklist. This covers:
- Your Home Network
- Your Passwords
- Updates to your Devices
- Your Kids & Guests
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Don’t forget, that wherever you are working, your physical and mental wellbeing is of paramount importance. A great resource, with useful and thoughtful tips is the BBC's Don’t Tell Me The Score podcast episode: Looking after yourself at home with James Collins. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The SANS checklist is available in other languages from: https://www.sans.org/security-awareness-training/fact-sheet. Other related resources can be found at: https://www.sans.org/security-awareness-training/sans-security-awareness-work-home-deployment-kit
Full details of the award winning Don't Tell Me The Score podcast can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06qbt0y, with the back catalogue at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06qbt0y/episodes/player.