COVID-19 and CYBER SECURITY RISKS

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COVID-19 and CYBER SECURITY RISKS

Best Practices for Health Center Staff Working Remotely

The number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase throughout the United States, requiring more and more of our health systems to rely on employees working from home at times. While some of us are required to "shelter-in-place," unfortunately that shelter can create increased risks such as cyber security breaches.

When working from home, people are often distracted by many other things than work (e.g., children, pets, health concerns, finances, etc.) – data security is understandably not always the number one concern and creates a matter of high risk. 

Unfortunately for health centers this can result in a loss of control over their data and make them subject to significant legal liability due to a single email click or transmission of its data over an unsecured network. With good planning, policies, and employee and family education, health centers can minimize risk and support their employees while working remotely.

Download the presentation below to inform your Health Center remote workers on best practices for increasing cybersecurity at home.

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