Sunday August 9, 2020

Keeping confidentiality at the kitchen table

The amount of activity now performed outside the workplace increases opportunities for sharing sensitive information

2nd August, 2020
A feeling of connection is harder when staff work from home. Picture: Getty

Our new working reality has meant that an unprecedented number of individuals are now conducting all of their work at home. Despite that, some organisations have yet to conduct risk assessments, nor are they in a position to ensure that their employees' laptops and internet connections remain secure.

The potential risk here for employers is that their technological infrastructure could be contaminated, breached or hacked. An additional risk arises where employees working from home unintentionally...

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