OneLogin’s recent research into remote working practices shows it is proving to be fertile ground for hackers – Here’s how to stay safe

How to stay secure

Another key step to keep your business safe from breaches is to ensure that your employees are following security best practices. To celebrate Data Privacy Day, we’ve provided some practical steps to do this. For example:

  • Don’t share your work computer with friends, housemates or family members: 26% of respondents admitted doing this
  • Don’t download personal applications onto a company device: 23% of respondents admitted doing this
  • Don’t work on a public wifi that is not protected: 22% of respondents admitted doing this
  • Don’t share your corporate password with others: 12% of respondents admitted doing this
  • Don’t leave your corporate devices unattended in a public space:10% of respondents admitted doing this
  • Do encourage your company to engage with multi-factor authentication (MFA), which gives you multiple layers of protection: Only 36% of respondents suggested that MFA had been implemented

Source: How to stay safe while remote working this Data Privacy Day