Employee Work From Home Checklist  

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1. Secure Your Workspace 

Create a dedicated space where you can work without distractions. 

Make sure you can lock your computer and devices when not in use. 

Set boundaries with your family members and don't allow company-owned devices to be used for personal use. 

 

2. Ensure Your Wireless Network is Secure  

Change your default Wi-Fi Router password. 

Enable WPA-2 or higher encryption. 

Make sure your local router firmware is up-to-date. 

Confirm that your devices are secure with company-provided or personally owned antivirus and anti-malware. 

If you have smart devices, make sure they have updated firmware. 

Make sure all devices on your home network are up-to-date with the latest software. 

Review and follow your corporate Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and other required policies and procedures. 

 

3. Take Precautions If Ever Working in Public

Be aware of eavesdropping whe having conversations in a public place to avoid exposing confidential information. 

Limit the use of public Wi-Fi. 

If using public Wi-Fi, make sure to use VPN when sending or accessing sensitive information. 

Apply a screen protector to your device to hide your screen from wandering eyes. 

 

4. Be Aware of Hidden Dangers. 

Always be cautious of email phishing-scams and remember to "trust, but verify."

Limit social media use on devices meant for business. 

Don't reveal business itineraries, corporate info, daily routines, or other information that could help criminals craft dangerously specific phishing emails. 

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