When we say “network security/safety,” what do we mean? What network security issues do employees need to understand when working from home?
Network security, a broad term, refers to the safety and protection of companies’ computer networks and data. It includes the policies, procedures, processes, hardware, and software that keep computer networks and their information confidential, accessible, and clean.
When working from home, employees should make sure to avoid unsecured networks, protect their home networks with strong passwords, and follow any network security rules their employer provides.
According to Sweeney, best practices for network security include: