8 tips to tighten up your work-from-home network – Naked Security


Earlier this week, we published an article headlined “If you connect it, protect it.”

The TL;DR version of that article is, of course, exactly the same as the headline: if you connect it, protect it.

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Every time you hook up a poorly-protected device to your network, you run the risk that crooks will find it, probe it, attack it, exploit it and – if things end badly – use it as a toehold to dig into your digital life.

Criminals who figure out how to commandeer a vulnerable device inside your network can use that device to map out, scan and attack your laptop – the one you’re using right now to work from home – as if they were right there beside you.