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Remote Workforce Security Checklist from Integrated Computer Consulting (ICC)

Integrated Computer Consulting (ICC) wants to make sure you and your business’ information are safe while working remotely. Follow this checklist to make sure your important information is secure.

IT Checklist

  • Enable local encryption
  • Local admin accounts are confirmed with strong passwords
  • Limit external sharing of Cloud applications (OneDrive, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Enable MDM for remote wipe capabilities
  • Review and enable remote endpoint security tools that can be centrally reviewed and monitored (RMM, SentinelOne, NovaSOC, etc)
  • Provide ability to securely exchange files and information externally and internally (i.e. OneDrive, DLP, email encryption, etc)
  • Enable Multifactor Authentication for remote connectivity that expires after 4-8 hours of use
  • Review incident response to procedure with all relevant parties

Employee Checklist

  • Secure workspace
    • Ability to lock laptop and any business relevant information when not in use
    • Safely perform conversations without visitors eavesdropping or shoulder surfing
  • Wireless Security
    • Change default WiFi Router passwords
    • Enable WPA-2 or higher encryption; Strong WEP password at minimum
    • Ensure your local router firmware is updated
  • Personal Device Security
    • Updated IOT Device firmware (Smart Thermostats, etc).
    • Ensure default passwords are changed
    • Updated software on all devices within your home network (Corporate laptop, IOT devices, personal laptops/tablets, etc)
    • Review corporate policies and procedures

Security Awareness

  • Corporate vs personal
    • Do not share your corporate laptop for use with family or friends
  • Limit social media use
    • Don’t reveal business itineraries, corporate info, daily routines, etc.


If you have additional questions about the security of your IT and network, contact ICC at 970.419.0602 or at

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