Managing Cybersecurity in the Telework Environment

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March 29, 2022

The number of B.C. government teleworkers grew 20-fold after the COVID-19 pandemic started​. Teleworking has many benefits but it can also pose increased risk to sensitive government data. Our audit focused on the Office of the Chief Information Officer's responsibility for cybersecurity risk management in the government telework environment. It looked at the OCIO's strategic activities, such as risk assessment, telework-related policies, data protection measures, and cybersecurity training and guidance.