Remote work has become increasingly popular in recent times. It provides flexibility and convenience for employees. Additionally, telecommuting reduces office costs for employers. Many also cite productivity benefits due to fewer distractions.
Research shows a 56% reduction in unproductive time when working at home vs. the office.
But there are some drawbacks to working outside the office. It’s crucial to be aware of the cybersecurity risks that come with remote and hybrid work. Keeping an eye on device and network security isn’t as easy. About 63% of businesses have experienced a data breach due to remote employees.
This news doesn’t mean that you must risk security to enjoy remote working. You can strike a balance. Be aware of the cybersecurity concerns and address them to do this.
Below, we’ll discuss some of the top cybersecurity risks associated with remote work. As well as provide practical tips on how employees and employers can address them.