Beware of hackers: Working from home requires ramped-up cybersecurity

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… "When is the last time you updated the firmware on your home wireless router," said Justin Cappos, an associate professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. "Probably never." One way most companies boost security is by having employees connect to a virtual private network—a VPN—that provides workers access to files in a server where the company has stronger control over security settings.

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