TR-59 - Remote Work - In times of a crisis

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In a crisis situation as we experience it since March 2020, remote work (aka telework, telecommute, tele work, distance work and sometimes “home office”) is often the best or sole option to keep an organization operational.

Cybercriminals are well aware of this situation and will try to attack employees and the organizations.

Many very good articles have been released addressing the security of the companies and home workers on a strategical, organizational and technical level.

This document is a collection of the most useful articles we know about, so that this page could act as a kind of index for all interested readers.

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  • Version 1.2 - TLP:WHITE - ENISA top tips for teleworking - 24 March 2020
  • Version 1.1 - TLP:WHITE - Europol general tips added - 20 March 2020
  • Version 1.0 - TLP:WHITE - First version - 18 March 2020