Apr 06 2020

Remote Work: How to Secure Work From Home, From the Experts

Organizations across industries are facing a large-scale shift to remote work amid an unprecedented health crisis. As businesses scramble to make sure this transition allows their employees to still be effective while working from home, cybercriminals are waiting to take advantage. To help companies maintain secure IT environments, cybersecurity experts from CDW provide insights on how to keep networks and data safe while undergoing major operational changes. The key takeaways are:

  • Proper procedures and communication protocols should be in place to alert users to suspect emails.
  • Multifactor authentication should be deployed to every user, with no exceptions, as quickly as possible.
  • Unified endpoint management should be used to automate pushing security patches to devices and to gain visibility into the IT ecosystem.  

To learn more about how your organization can enable productive remote work, visit CDW.com/WFH.


    Mike Elrod, Principal Field Solution Architect, CDW

    Jeff Falcon, Cybersecurity Practice Lead, CDW

    Keara Dowd, Editor, BizTech 

Video Highlights

  • Cybercriminals are looking to pounce as organizations shift to widespread remote work.
  • Multifactor authentication can ensure access to the network is only being given to trusted users.
  • Unified endpoint management allows IT departments to manage all of the devices employees are working on in one central place.