Ensuring Security In A Remote Work Environment: Six Key Considerations
More businesses are seeing the benefit of having workers operate remotely. As those who have been part of the work-from-home routine know, it can be far more productive than going to an office every day. However, remote workers introduce a significant concern for businesses – that of data security. With workers connecting to your company’s servers and accessing data stores from work on their home computers, it's natural to be concerned that someone will be able to skim company data without them being aware of it. As a result, companies are responsible for ensuring their employees are adequately trained in industry-standard data security protocols.
In this Forbes Human Resources Council article, Jay Polaki, HR Geckos' Founder and CEO, shares how to ensure security in a remote work environment: six key considerations.
Companies must first ensure all data security practices and policies are documented and acknowledged by the employee and provide updates to data-handling expectations during the course of employment. Providing ample training on managing company data on all devices (private and company-owned) and proper network usage, including multi-factor authentication, is critical to fostering remote work!
Learn more from Jay and her fellow Forbes Human Resources Council members on how companies are responsible for ensuring their employees are adequately trained in industry-standard data security protocols.
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