By spreading of Covid-19, most of the population prefers to work from home. Working from home, however, requires discipline and responsibility, as your business relies on a lot of data and critical information. Here are 9 technological mistakes you should avoid while working from home.
1. Avoid storing your work with your staff Google Drive or your email.
Storing official data in your personal account is very dangerous, as it can lead to data leaks, which can have dangerous consequences for both you and your employer.
2. Avoiding the use of VPNs may result in your hacker connection being accessed.
As more and more people get home from work, there is a high chance that your network will be hacked, as hackers target home networks using ransomware. Therefore, it is recommended that you choose a service VPN to protect your home network from them hackers.
3. Don't forget to lock your laptop.
You forgot to lock it laptop as you went to have a coffee.
Your child may send a random one e-mail to your boss or make a phone call to your colleagues.
Don't you want that to happen? Remember to lock your laptop while you are away, even if it's for a few minutes.
4. Don't use the same browser for office work and personal use.
Avoid using the same browser for your work and personal browsing. This way you maintain your privacy.
5. Stop sharing photos of your work on social media.
Sharing photos of your workplace at home may go against your company's rules or may reveal some important details from your computer screen.
6. Don't share your details about your work from home on social media.
When talking to your loved ones, avoid talking about your work or posting jokes about it. Your employer may not appreciate it.
7. If you and your spouse are using a PC for your work, do not share your laptops.
When working from home it is certain that you would not want your business data to be confused with that of your spouse.
8. Do not store your personal and business data in the same drive or in the same folders.
Always keep different folders for your personal and professional needs. Also, avoid keeping your personal files on the office computer, as your company's IT department may have access to them.
9. Avoid using social media in the same browser while working.
Being a manager of several SOCIAL MEDIA, you may be active on multiple accounts at the same time while working from home. You certainly wouldn't want to comment on your friends' profiles through your corporate account.