Cybersecurity 101 for Remote Workers


Thursday April 16, 2020
6:00 am - 7:00 am


Virtual Workshop
Event Category

About this Event

Remote working has become a reality for millions of workers overnight. In this season of social distancing, we are now accessing employer networks and sensitive data on a regular basis.

COVID-19 has resulted in a substantial increase in cyber attacks and fraudulent activities which pose risks to our homes and remote workplaces.

The stakes are high: employers are under already under great financial strain as they adjust to the new realities of our economy. A data breach or compromised network can result in a financial loss, damage to company reputation, loss of time and resources and potentially loss of clients.

In this webinar, participants will:

  • Be introduced to the concept of cybersecurity
  • Receive practical tips and advice for adopting secure remote work practices
  • Gain fundamental skills, tools and resources to safeguard remote workplaces from cyber-attacks and fraud
  • Be made aware of common and COVID-19 related scams
  • Learn about cyber-threats such as Malware, social engineering, phishing, etc.

This workshop will also cover:

  • Password Management (practices and tools)
  • VPN and Wifi access, firewalls, anti-virus, multi-factor authentication and file sharing
  • Confidentiality
  • Related free and/or inexpensive tools and resources

Intended Audience:

  • New remote workers