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A Couple of New Risks and A Remote Work Plan

Leslie Whitten

In the last few weeks, two new cyber risks have come to light:  one was a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability (CVE-2020-5902) and the other is malware meant to target QNAP NAS devices.  Please check out those links if this could effect you.

With more and more people working remotely, some employers have seen enough advantages in a remote work force to consider transitioning to this kind of system full time.  While a remote workforce can provide employers enormous benefits, such as savings on physical space and a significantly increased potential workforce, this system also brings increased risks regarding cyber security.  If you are considering transitioning to a permanent remote workforce, check out this helpful article from Law360.