Five Habits Your Smart Remote Workers Should Have

Thomas Fox is president of Tech Experts, southeast Michigan’s leading small business computer support company.

Remote work has become a way of life very quickly, hasn’t it? Loads of businesses and their people are reaping the rewards of flexibility and convenience.

But it also brings cyber security challenges that demand your attention. Of course, this should always be a concern, but when you have employees working from home, a coffee shop, or anywhere else for that matter, you need to make sure they’re making wise decisions that put the security of your data at the forefront.

These are five habits your remote workers should adopt straight away.

Choose your work location wisely

Working from a favorite coffee shop or a picturesque park may seem like a dream come true, but it can expose you to more cyber security risks.

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