Remote & Telecommute Technology Hints

Technology Hints for Remote and Telecommute

ATSU recognizes the value and benefits of employees being able to work from off-campus locations. review the following hints to keep both ATSU data, and equipment secure when you work remotely or telecommute.

When working at an off-campus location you will need to keep the following in mind.

  • Set up Appropriate Equipment
  • Dedicate a computer/laptop as your ATSU work device.
  • Ensure all computing devices used for ATSU work are password-protected, preferably with multi-factor authentication.
  • Install virus/malware protection software
  • Turn off the save password feature on browsers. Instead, we recommend using a secure password utility like LastPass 
  • Activate auto locking screen saver functionality with at most a 20-minute window
  • Get a good headset with a microphone for communications
  • Have a quality video Camera for teleconferencing
  • Get the appropriate applications and services (The ITS service desk is available to consult regarding requirements and access.)
    • Cisco Jabber softphone or other reliable phone services. (The ITS service desk is available to consult regarding softphone requirements and access.)
    • Google chat for quick access to co-workers
    • Zoom for virtual meetings
    • Cisco Anyconnect VPN services or Citrix Remote access
  • Use appropriate digital storage
  • Get Connected to the internet with secure, password-protected, broadband access
  • Secure your workspace
    • Locking drawers for paperwork

 

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