When personal data is out there on the open web it can lead to privacy and security incidents at work that open you—and your company—up to risk. For cybersecurity awareness month, we’re offering tips on rebooting your privacy at work.
Blur your backgrounds when on video calls.
Keep the microphone muted when not in use.
Be wary of the information that others may see when you share your screen. Consider sharing a specific tab or application instead. Hide the bookmarks bar if exposed on open tabs.
Follow Zoom (or your video conferencing platform of choice) meeting best practices.
Avoid apps downloaded from third-party sources (neither Android nor Apple app stores).
Screen existing apps to determine what they have access to and revoke permissions for any non-essential data access. [How-To: Apple; Android]
Keep your phone password-protected with strong, unique passwords.