Work from Home Security Awareness Series: People are the Problem
With So Many People Working from Home for the First Time, Unfamiliarity Can Lead to Potential Cyber Issues
On Thursday, March 19th, Governor Tom Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations to help slow the spread of COVID-19. This can be a daunting time for companies as they move to work-from-home solutions, but it’s what has to be done in these trying times to ensure the safety of employees and the general public.
Work From Home Cyber Threats
For hackers, this is a dream come true! They’ve quickly realized that companies have moved their offices to staff homes in a matter of days, but likely didn’t take the proper safety and security measures when connecting online. End users are the weak link in network security, and in order to administer the appropriate security measures, they must be trained by experts in the field.
Simple, Low Cost Work From Home Security Awareness
KnowBe4 is an incredible tool that you and your employees can utilize to receive ongoing training. Cyber threats are ever changing and becoming more sophisticated. That’s why it is important for employers and employees to remain vigilant. One simple click could provide access to your company’s data.
Kevin Mitnick, once on the FBI’s Most Wanted list for cyber crimes has become a trusted security consultant. He creates training modules and videos to ensure employees understand the intricacies of spam, phishing, spear-phishing, malware, ransomeware and social engineering. All of these threats are increased with the sudden move to work from home situations.
Consider KnowBE4 for Combatting Work from Home Cyber Threats
At JENLOR, we STRONGLY encourage our clients to implement KnowBe4 training with all their employees. With the move to work from home, plus the FBI reporting geometric growth of online threats using the Covid-19 pandemic as a way to trick work from home staff into clicking on fake links.
KnowBe4 cyber threat training is an inexpensive solution that can help you avoid very expensive problems! Best of all, JENLOR can implement the solution for your company remotely. Contact us today to learn more about this excellent resource for work from home employees.