Companywide Work From Home: Six Cybersecurity Considerations

With the coronavirus pandemic shifting employees who normally work in an office to remote working, cybersecurity threats – already a significant issue for remote employees – have intensified. Hackers are taking advantage of the thirst for information about the virus, as well as the increased risks associated with employees working from home environments. During a recent webinar hosted by the Private Equity Law Report’s sister service – the Cybersecurity Law Report – Dr. Christopher Pierson, BlackCloak founder and CEO, discussed new and existing cyber threats, as well as measures that chief information security officers and chief privacy officers should be implementing to mitigate them. This article summarizes the discussion. A complimentary recording of the webinar is available here. See “SEC Review of Cybersecurity Finds Gains Since 2014, but Cites Gaps in Training and Compliance” (Aug. 24, 2017).

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