Work From Home


Access The Office Safely Communicating with office systems via the internet is insecure. Use of a Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides a private channel which is less susceptible to evesdropping or data manipulation. Make sure to check with your IT staff on how the VPN should be setup/configured before purchasing or using a free VPN. Useful Resources Resources from third parties that may be helpful. Avoid Dangerous Websites Many websites harbour viruses. Protect yourself from accessing known malicious websites by using Protective DNS. Go to DNS Security in the Prevent Phishing and Viruses to learn more. Anything Else Got a question about working from home that doesn’t fit elsewhere - ask it here! Patch To Protect Patching is really important to prevent attackers gain access to your systems via identified loopholes. Manufacturers regularly send out security updates to close these down. These updates should be applied immediately and preferably automatically. Select Update Your Systems in the Update Your Defenses Toolbox for instructions on how to set this up automatically on Apple, Windows and Android devices Sign In Securely Two Factor (or Multi Factor) Authentication in addition to strong unique passwords makes it harder for attackers to gain access to your accounts. Select Tools for 2FA in the Beyond Simple Passwords Toolbox and 2FA basics for help setting it up across your accounts.
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A Message from our President and CEO Phil Reitinger

2 March 19, 2020
About the Work From Home category 1 March 18, 2020
Resources - USA 8 March 31, 2020
Resources - Germany 3 March 26, 2020
Resources - Switzerland 3 March 25, 2020
Resources - UK 3 March 25, 2020
How do I prevent unauthorized access to my home wifi? 4 March 25, 2020
How do I ensure my home network is safe and secure? 2 March 25, 2020
Quad9 on routers 2 March 24, 2020
Resources - Canada 1 March 23, 2020
GCA Cybersecurity Toolkits

Global Cyber Alliance - GCA Cybersecurity Toolkits: https://gcatoolkit.org/ Use the Cybersecurity Toolkits forum for support implementing the tools. For quick access to helpful information on each of the small business…

2 March 23, 2020
Resources - EU 3 March 23, 2020
Resources - France 2 March 23, 2020
Resources - Spain 3 March 23, 2020
Is there a technical way to protect against accessing malicious websites? 3 March 19, 2020
Beware of the text message 1 March 19, 2020
Is DNS filtering enough or should I have anti-virus/anti-malware protection as well? 3 March 19, 2020
Cable to router 1 March 19, 2020
People do strange things with email 1 March 19, 2020
HTTP, HTTPS and the padlock sign 2 March 19, 2020
How do I know if we are using multi-factor authentication? 2 March 19, 2020
How do I update/patch my home router? 2 March 19, 2020