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Cybersecurity Tips for Working Remotely

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If you are anything like me, you are probably going stir-crazy working from home. Don’t let your guard down! Here’s some quick security tips we can all apply to stay safe.

  • Be aware of when your computer’s camera is in use!
  • Consider headphones for sensitive conversations.
  • Keep your camera’s field of view in mind before jumping on a video call.
  • Be mindful of open tabs, files, your desktop, and the files on it before screen-sharing.
  • Send those VTC meeting invites out carefully, and use passwords for your meetings!
  • Prefer your agency’s video conferencing software when possible
  • Malware threats exist in teleconferencing software as well!
  • Look out for fraudulent COVID apps – go straight to the source!
  • Beware of unsolicited teleconference invites and phishing attempts!
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Jeremy Trinka

Jeremy Trinka is a passionate Cybersecurity practitioner with experience spearheading projects in Information Security, Infrastructure Technology, Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, and Penetration Testing. Among his accomplishments, Jeremy has worked with organizations both proactively and re-actively to implement objectives which refine IT Security while maintaining productivity and efficiency. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, the Federal Government, high-profile financial institutions, and healthcare organizations leading Information Security programs. Jeremy maintains a diverse set of certifications (CISSP, CEH, CCNA R&S, CCNA Security, ITILv3, Linux+, Project+, Security+, Network+, A+) and is an alumnus of Western Governors University with a Masters of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance. He is a Solutions Architect and Sr. Security Engineer with InquisIT, and resides in Washington, DC Metro Area.

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