Covid-19 : Employers Need to be Aware of Increased Threat of Data Breaches from Homeworking

Kate Wyatt, Lindays Employment Partner, advises that employees must be reminded of their obligation to ensure that confidential data is not disclosed, with training and the proper remote IT access security infrastructure put in place where needed. Unintended potential risks can come from visitors to their home or those they share properties with simply seeing information on computer screens or from paperwork sitting out. Data protection breaches can be met with financial penalties or sanctions from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

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