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Work From Home Tip - Secure Your Connection

January 17, 2023

While you may be able to carry out your work from home, one thing to remember is that you no longer benefit from the protection you normally receive when in the office. For information on staying secure both at home and work visit


Connecting to VPN will establish an encrypted connection, while letting you access your work’s network safely. 

Secure Your Home Router by changing the default passwords on it. Changing your router's password from the default to something unique is a simple step you can take to protect your home network from malicious actors who want access to your devices. 

Ensure firmware updates are installed as soon as possible so known vulnerabilities aren't exploitable.