Does Your Work from Home Team Leave Your Business At Risk?

The most notable change for brick and mortar businesses in 2020 is that a large part of their employee base has adapted to a work from home routine. When COVID-19 hit, there wasn’t much time to think about setting up home offices or migrating to AWS. Employees were home, juggling the workday with video meetings, home computers, kids, barking dogs, and Amazon deliveries. 

Does your business need a cyber insurance policy to ensure that your work-from-home operations or hybrid operations are protected? As published by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP an international law firm, this article focused on cyber insurance as a must-have for any company shifting to a permanent remote workforce, as that change will make the company more vulnerable to hacks, social engineering schemes, and data privacy incidents.

Even if the company already has dedicated cyber insurance, the policy should be reviewed to ensure the terms match the actual risk exposure of the company’s remote operations. 

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