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Communicate Data Privacy and Security Policies to Remote Workers During COVID-19 Checklist

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

When to Use

With an increasing number of employees working remotely from home on computers and devices due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical for employers to communicate the importance of data and equipment security to employees by providing them with the proper workplace policies and training. Doing so will ensure that the employer's private and confidential data and information (e.g., trade secrets and proprietary information), as well as that of employees, customers and clients, is kept confidential and secure.

Employers can use this checklist to communicate data privacy and security policies to remote workers during COVID-19 and train them on various related issues. Employers do not have to complete the following steps in sequential order to properly complete the checklist. This checklist is designed to be customized to fit a particular organization's needs.