MILWAUKEE – With COVID-19 restricting many employees to work from home, Quest CE is announcing that its newly published Firm Element course, “Security Best Practices for Remote Workers Amid COVID-19” will be available for free to any firm looking to educate their employees on how to maintain strong security practices while working outside of the office.

“In times like these, it’s increasingly important to find ways to help one another,” said EVP of Sales, Marketing and Online Services,” Alex Krenke. “As a trusted training provider to the financial services industry, we would like to offer extended support to companies, especially now that so many workforces are suddenly working remotely for the first time. It’s a small gesture, but one we hope will help firms continue to deliver on their compliance commitments, even during these tough times.”

The course covers the importance of security when working remote and highlights some simple techniques that employees can implement to protect themselves while working from home. Additionally, the course highlights the recent influx of phishing emails that have flooded inboxes since the COVD-19 outbreak and tips to avoid falling victim to a hazardous attack.

Course Topics Include:

  • Keeping your Device(s) and Data Safe
  • Connecting to a Secure Network
  • Basic Router Safety
  • Setting Up Strong Passwords
  • Using Secure, Reputable Websites
  • Hackers and Phishers
  • Barracuda Finds COVID-19 Attacks are Increasing
  • COVID-19 Phishing Emails
  • Tips to prevent Falling Victim to a Phishing Scam
  • Social Engineering Scams
  • Steps to Take if your Device is Compromised
  • Knowing your Company’s BCP/WSP

If you would like access to this course, please fill out the form available here. If you are a client and would like this course added to your preexisting Quest CE account, contact your dedicated Account Executive directly or email us at To view Quest CE’s full training catalogs, click here.


About Quest CE

For over thirty years, Quest CE has been the premier provider of compliance training and tracking solutions to the financial services industry. In addition to offering on-demand insurance and designation continuing education, Quest CE provides a complete spectrum of proprietary technology solutions for managing compliance risk exposures.

Serving more than 1,000 leading insurance carriers, broker-dealers, banks, and other financial institutions, Quest CE is committed to providing advanced custom solutions at cost effective rates, while providing a level of service that greatly surpasses that of our competitors. Quest CE is the single source solution for organizations’ training and compliance needs. For more information on Quest CE, visit