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  • Writer's pictureJared Thompson

Preparing your staff for home working

If you are a small business owner who is trying to understand their cybersecurity. If you're trying to update or put in place the right policies for your employees who are working from home, this new guidance from The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) will help you.


This NCSC guidance has been created to help you make sure your organisation is prepared now we're all back home working in this third lockdown period. The advice also helps you to spot the increased numbers of coronavirus (COVID-19) scam emails.

  • Setting up new accounts and accesses

  • Preparing your staff for home working

  • Controlling access to corporate systems

  • Helping staff to look after devices

  • Removable media

  • Using personal rather than work devices

You can find the full NCSC guidance here.


💡 Top Tip: If you need to set up new accounts or accesses so your staff can work from home, you should set strong passwords for user accounts. The NCSC strongly recommend you implement two-factor authentication (2FA) is available.


Free Membership is available with the Cyber Resilience Centre


If you haven’t yet signed up to join the CRC, now is the perfect time to sign up for our free membership. Not only will you get a ‘Welcome Pack’ full of steps you can take to make your business more cyber resilient, but we will also send you additional guidance from the NCSC including their ‘10 steps to cybersecurity’ and ‘The Small Business Guide’. Sign up today.

How can we support your business?

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Raise your staff's awareness of phishing emails and guard your business against the growing trend of social-engineering threats.

 

Training your employees on what a phishing attack looks like makes them more likely to identify and report scams.

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Our training package is designed and delivered by cyber experts giving you access to the most up-to-date information in an ever-changing cyber landscape.

You can purchase single-place training spots or a cyber security workshop.

Community Members

Our premium membership package is aimed at medium-sized businesses and includes bespoke security awareness training sessions.

 

This allows your business to train several cyber security champions and an assessment of your cyber risk. 

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