• Office of the Comptroller

Be careful when teleworking!

Updated: Mar 27


With many department staff teleworking, it is critical that additional care be taken to prevent cyber incidents that can compromise equipment, networks, applications, and state enterprise systems.

A ransomware attack can cripple a department during an already challenging time. Cyber criminals will be increasing the use of email and phishing scams to trick employees into revealing key information that will allow them access to secure state systems.


We have posted some key tips about how to stay cyber-safe when teleworking. Please forward to staff who are working remotely, and send additional reminders as this period of teleworking continues.

OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE COMMONWEALTH

William McNamara, Comptroller of the Commonwealth

One Ashburton Place, 9th Floor, Boston MA 02108

comptroller.info@mass.gov

For your protection, please do not email personal information (e.g. Social Security Number, Bank Account Number, Passwords).

For assistance, please call us at

(617) 727-5000

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