Secure Remote Access for Employees

Guidelines to Ensuring Secure Access and Data Protection for Remote Employees

Published September 2020

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The need to enable a mobile workforce and allow employees, contractor and consultants to work from home or outside the office has never been greater.

In today’s business environment, constant access to information and services is essential for communication and getting business done whether you are in sales, finance, marketing or the legal profession. This is especially true when we face un-anticipated global incidents. Such unplanned events force us to rethink how we work. That’s why it’s important to ensure employees can not only collaborate, but that they can access corporate applications and information remotely in the same, secure way as if they were in the office.

Working remotely seems like the answer to many of the problems raised during crisis periods. Remote commuting must be a strategic decision followed by careful planning to eliminate all data security loopholes. Good planning can help businesses minimize the potential impact of such events, especially when it comes to protecting sensitive data.

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