All organizations face information security risk—whether your employees work remotely or on premise. In order to protect your business from exposure, it’s important that you regularly educate and remind your employees about the ways they can help limit exposure to security threats. Here are three tips you can share with your employees to increase their awareness about cybersecurity.
1. Mobile Device Security—Protect the asset that knows the most about you.
Mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and others are key enablers for us personally and professionally. In many cases, we use our devices first thing in the morning, throughout the day, and check them before we go to bed at night. These devices may bear witness to where we have been, with whom we’ve communicated, what we’ve thought about, what we’ve seen, and what we’ve decided throughout our day. In addition, they may capture digital artifacts about our health, finances, relationships, mental fitness, and children. In many cases, a mobile device represents a confluence of our most sensitive information in a single source.
Help your employees protect themselves and your organization by offering the following advice—particularly if they use company-issued devices:
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