Most organisations have opted to ask employees to work from home/remotely given the official guidance and precautions surrounding COVID-19. This also means that additional measures have to be taken to protect data and privacy-sensitive information.
Check if you have completed all the recommended steps to reduce risk of an incident:
⇒ Responsibilities for dealing with the current crisis have been allocated.
⇒ A set of secure tools to work together with colleagues and stakeholders has been decided upon.
⇒ Employees working from home are using company devices, or their personal devices are well secured.
⇒ Employees working from home are not using unsecured internet connections, including shared or public WiFi.
⇒ Employees working from home have been instructed not to access or use any confidential data if they are not authorised to do so.
⇒ Employees working from home have been trained on what to do in case of a data breach.