COVID-19 Coronavirus: Online Security Tips for Safer Teleworking from NIST

As more Rhode Island manufacturers follow state guidance and encourage more employees to “telework,” it’s important not to let online security become an afterthought — or worse, a liability.

The National Institutes of Standards & Technology (NIST) now has several helpful resources for your organization and its team members working from home. This includes a helpful video with tips for employees now conducting work via virtual/online meetings:

Polaris MEP Project Manager Jean Lehman spotted a helpful tip sheet from the National Cyber Security Alliance with ideas for staying safe online when working remotely. Manufacturers can click here to download the PDF from and provide it directly to employees.

What policies has YOUR team put in place? How are you helping employees balance productivity and privacy while working from home?

Please scroll down to the yellow comments section and share your tips for or questions about cybersecurity while teleworking.

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