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How can I ensure my organisation and staff stay safe while using video-conferencing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

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Published on LexisPSL on 14/04/2020

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  • How can I ensure my organisation and staff stay safe while using video-conferencing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

How can I ensure my organisation and staff stay safe while using video-conferencing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

With the urgent move to home working, and the challenges of keeping in touch with family and friends caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) social distancing requirements, the volume of video-conferencing has increased dramatically. This is unfamiliar ground for a lot of people, who are now using apps and services which they might not have used before.

Here are some top tips to help both your organisation and staff use video-conferencing to keep in touch with colleagues, customers, clients, friends and family in a safe manner which ensures an adequate standard of data protection and information security. They are derived from the Data Protection Commission of Ireland’s blog, Data Protection Tips for Video-conferencing, and the SRA’s Cybersecurity Q&A.

Employees should only be using your contracted service providers for work-related communications.

Make sure you’re happy with the privacy and security features of the services you ask staff to use.

Protect your organisation and

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