Working in an office and telecommuting are two different beasts, and it’s not just because one work environment allows you to wear your pajamas all day. There are a lot more distractions at home than in the office, so productivity is a concern. However, the more important issue is cyber security.
Usually, your home Wi-Fi isn’t going to have the same security standards as the internet in your office building. So to protect yourself from viruses and social engineering attacks—like phishing attacks—you’ll need to take some proactive measures. Here are some steps you can follow to deal with the security issues with working remotely.