While the use of personal devices for CIT business is generally prohibited, with so many staff members working remotely and the high demand for laptops, there is some need for use of personal devices during this Covid-19 pandemic. However, without the security protections that come with being on campus, staff are more vulnerable to security breaches.

The information in the graphics below outlines the key points to bear in mind to reduce the associated risk. There are also some useful links to further information on this important subject.

NB: Don’t mix up Device Usage with good Cyber and GDPR practices. Regardless of the device you use, good user practices are really important to reduce overall risk to you and to CIT.

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You are strongly advised to explore the following links for further information on security and remote working:

Recognise a Vishing Attack