Security When Working from Home
The pandemic of COVID-19 has brought with it a paradigm shift in how people operate and work. Most of us, who went to office earlier and worked from the trusted ‘office wifi’ are now connecting from our homes. There are many unforeseen scenarios we may find ourselves in, which requires the right decision making to ensure security and confidentiality of our data & devices in general.
This session will discuss some key questions that should help the audience securely work from their homes. This discussion will also help decision makers to ensure they are equipped with the right set of policies for the workforce to enable them to work securely. We will also discuss some key aspects of data security and trust boundaries which will empower the audience to make the right choices during this time.
Introduction to current situation and topic.
Relevance to keep economy going
Personal security: When working from home
Device Security- MDMs Network- Securing Home Network or Wifi Social Engineering
Channels of Communication
Weakness and Configuration Channels such as Zoom, Teams, Skype
Strengthening BYOD, Zero Trust Networks Flexible but robust Network Boundaries Data Handling, Encryption Online Collab Tools/Apps, Support Issues
· IT, Software and everyone working from home
· Remote working staff working over internet
· Decision making authorities- organization policy makers for Security
· Sensitive Data Handlers, admins operating remotely
Neelu Tripathy is security practice lead at ThoughtWorks India