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IET India’s advisory issues caution and best practices for secure remote working

The challenges of remote working are impacting all kinds of organisations albeit at different levels. With almost 100% of the white-collar workforce working from home, organisations are faced with prioritising business continuity as well as securing their data and systems at the same time.

The IET’s Cybersecurity working group has put together some best practices to be followed at this crucial time to safeguard employees and as well as organisations that are navigating through the new order of remote working.

The advisory note has been authored by:

  • Anand Handa, Project Executive Officer, Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security and Cyber Defence of Critical Infrastructures, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
  • Kanpur and Arnab Chattopadhyay, Associate Director, IBM
  • Arvind Tiwary, Chairperson – IET Cyber Security Working Group Chair, TiE IoT Forum.

Download the advisory to get tips on how individuals and employees can navigate safely and securely through this new order of work.

IET India’s advisory to parents to safeguard their children from cyber threats in times of a pandemic

Due to COVID-19, schools and colleges are non-operational across the globe. Although there is no immediate disruption to education and teaching, learning has almost entirely moved from physical classrooms to online classes. This presents an added responsibility for parents to keep their children safe from cybercriminals who could be trying to leverage this emergency and luring internet users to click on malicious links and files.

The IET’s Cybersecurity Working Group has put together some best practices to be followed to safeguard children from becoming targets of malware and thus, to protect them cyber threats.

The advisory note is authored by:

  • Anand Handa, Project Executive Officer, Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security and Cyber Defence of Critical Infrastructures, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology.

Download the advisory note to learn best practices on how to protect your children from cyberattacks and cyberthreats during today's e-learning environment.

Read our set of guidelines to maintain an effective distance learning environment while keeping their cyber adversaries at bay.