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Cyber Security in the Time of COVID-19

Posted by Seema Pathak on Mar 24, 2020 3:59:57 PM

We are through our 1st successful week of Work From Home. By now all know our Health-related protocols and preventive measures. It's time to take precautions to make sure our systems don't get infected too. The overwhelming amount of news coverage surrounding the novel coronavirus has created a new danger — phishing attacks looking to exploit public fears about the sometimes-deadly virus.

How does this work?

Cybercriminals send emails claiming to be from legitimate organizations with information about the coronavirus.

The email messages might ask you to open an attachment to see the latest statistics. If you click on the attachment or embedded link, you’re likely to download malicious software onto your device.

The malicious software — malware, for short — could allow cybercriminals to take control of your computer, log your keystrokes, or access your personal information and financial data, which could lead to identity theft.

Here’s some information that can help.

How to spot a Coronavirus phishing email?

Coronavirus-themed phishing emails can take different forms, including these:

#1 Govt alerts:  

Cybercriminals have sent phishing emails designed to look like they’re from the Ministry. The email might falsely claim to link to a list of coronavirus cases in your area. “You are immediately advised to go through the cases above for safety hazards,” the text of one phishing email reads.

What do the emails look like? Here’s an example:

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Topics: employee engagement, employee first culture, coping with coronavirus, employee data, privacy, remote work, work from home, saas, tool for remote work, corona virus, covid-19, communication, cyber security, security, compliance

Being Employee-First in the Time of Covid-19

Posted by Ajay Ruhela on Mar 20, 2020 4:00:35 PM

"This is the first point to be made: and the first action to be taken is to pull ourselves together. If we are all going to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, let that bomb, when it comes, find us doing sensible and human things—praying, working, teaching, reading, listening to music, bathing the children, playing tennis, chatting to our friends over a pint and a game of darts—not huddled together like frightened sheep and thinking about bombs. 

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Topics: Amber in HR, AI in HR, psychological safety, positive workplace culture, inclusive workplace, creating mindful leaders, employee innovation, hr strategic partners, employee first culture, employee experience, moments that matter, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, saas, tool for remote work

Working from Home: 5 Must-Have SaaS Tools in the Time of Corona

Posted by Clay Walsh on Mar 19, 2020 5:09:16 PM

If you haven’t been following the news recently, work from home has become the norm across many offices and corporations worldwide as the private sector attempts to help do its part in preventing wider transmission of COVID-19. Either at governments’ urgings or as a result of their own analysis of the situation more and more companies are closing their front doors and telling their employees to stay home. Social distancing is the best way to “flatten the curve” when it comes to stemming the spread of the coronavirus. Take a deeper dive into this Livescience article1 if you want to know a bit more about how the infection curve plays out in a variety of situations. 

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Topics: Future of Work, employee eengagement, employee first culture, employee experience, remote work, work from home, saas, tool for remote work