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CORONAVIRUS WEBINAR RECORDING: Why working from home is a cyber security nightmare

The Surrey Law Society was delighted to offer members the opportunity to attend a webinar on 'Why working from home is a cyber security nightmare', which was presented by Managing Director of Pro-Drive IT, Bruce Penson.

To view of a recording of the Webinar, please click here .
To view Bruce's slides, please click here .

About the Webinar

With most businesses having had a big transformation to staff working from home, many are now feeling more comfortable. They shouldn’t be.With most businesses having had a big transformation to staff working from home, many are now feeling more comfortable. They shouldn’t be. Office based staff work in a tightly controlled IT environment with business class networking systems, well policed usage, monitoring systems and the latest, continually updated software and cyber security. A home network is at best a hobbyists’ creation, at worse a collection of out of date highly insecure devices broadcasting out to the internet and inviting the attention of cyber criminals. Covid-19 related scams are already in proliferation, targeting home workers when they are at their most vulnerable. And with all your team working from home all the time, they are likely to succeed. Learn where your business might be exposed, what you can do to improve security of your data as well as some practical tips your team can take at home to help reduce risks.

About the Speaker

Bruce Penson is the Managing Director of Guildford based IT Services Provider, Pro Drive. Pro Drive work with SME firms in the Professional Services and Energy sectors who prefer to outsource some or all of the management of their IT. Their focus is on helping businesses who are frustrated with IT not solving key business problems and enabling them to be more productive whilst managing regulatory challenges. Alongside developing technology strategies for Pro Drive’s clients, Bruce can be found presenting to, and educating businesses on the subjects he is passionate about – cyber security and business productivity. He currently has a particular focus on helping companies cope with the challenges they have in these areas with their workforces operating remotely.

Thursday, 30th April, 2020