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COVID-19 | Securing the Extended Corporate Perimeter: Work from Home Security Tips

COVID-19 | Securing the Extended Corporate Perimeter: Work from Home Security Tips

The corporate perimeter has grown with many employees performing their daily responsibilities from their homes. We must consider the risks associated with accessing corporate resources remotely. The following are basic security tips for those that are working from home and what they can do to strengthen their security posture. 

Protect Your Video Meetings

The COVID-19 crisis has led to a surge of users utilizing video conferencing platforms like Zoom, Webex and Lifesize. We have witnessed an increase in social engineering with video conferencing focused content, fraudulent installation files and direct attacks like “Zoom-bombing” where uninvited guests crash unsecured meetings. Thrive has put together a few items to consider when you are using video conferencing.

Be Cautious When Using Video Conferencing

    • Do not click links in chat windows unless from a trusted source.
    • Only download the video conferencing client directly from the legitimate platform’s website and not from anywhere else.
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