During these strange times, confusion seems to be reigning supreme. Particularly confusing is network security when employees are working from home and what exactly should be done to protect your business. Even the most conscientious employees can make mistakes concerning network security, simply because they don’t know what they should be doing and what the expectations actually are.
This is particularly true in small to medium-sized businesses where policies can range from extremely informal to formal when it comes to being detailed and adapted to the present situation. So, it has become more important than ever that companies put rules in place to help employees do their part in safeguarding the business.
Whether you have office rules or a whole employee handbook, a Network Security Policy needs to be created or updated in response to the new normal. You will need to include sections on:
Creating a Network Security Policy cannot be created in a vacuum. To be beneficial and effective, you need to contract with a managed IT services provider. Specifically, one who has experience and expertise in network security policies, what type of information to include, who needs to review, and how to maintain it.
At Midnight Blue, we provide all of these managed IT services and more. In addition to advising you on policies and procedures, our expert team can also implement technologies and methods to enforce policy, create Incident Response Plans, and support your employees through remote access and security applications. Contact us to learn more.