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What is Linksys HomeWRK for Business | Secured by Fortinet?
What benefits does Linksys HomeWRK for Business bring to the employee?
An enterprise-grade network solution empowering organizations to provide their remote and hybrid workers with secure and fast access to corporate networks at home. It also provides a fully separate personal SSID (WiFi ID you connect to from a laptop or smartphone or other WiFi devices) for employees to set up a secured personal network. The employee can also manage their personal network WiFi and security services through the Linksys mobile app.
What are the security features in Linksys HomeWRK for Business | Secured by Fortinet on the work network?
Providing secure remote access to the corporate network and a segmented personal network for employees at home. The solution features enterprise- grade security from the latest FortiOS, including:
The last 3 features are only available in the Advanced package. Features therefore depend on what package the Enterprise has chosen to deploy.
Certificate inspection or Deep Packet Inspection can be enabled by IT administrators depending on the level of security and protection needed for the network.
What are the security features in Linksys HomeWRK for Business | Secured by Fortinet on the personal Home network?
Providing security features to the Employee personal network including:
These features can be easily configured through the Linksys app.
Here are the content categories that can be filtered:
Arts & Culture
Brokerage & Trading
File Sharing & Storage
Finance & Banking
Freeware & Software Downloads
General Interest - Business
General Interest - Personal
Government & Legal Organizations
Health & Wellness
Illegal or Ethical
Information & Computer Security Information Technology
Internet Radio & TV
Lingerie & Swimsuit
Newly Observed Domains
Newly Registered Domains
News & Media
Newsgroups & Message Boards
Nudity & Risque
Other Adult Materials
Peer-to-peer File Sharing
Personal Websites & Blogs
Restaurant & Dining
Search Engines & Portals
Society & Lifestyles
Sports Hunting & War Games
Streaming Media and Download
Will Linksys HomeWRK support shared devices, like printers, to be accessible from both SSIDs?
No. The corporate and personal networks are segmented and do not support a shared device nor data exchanges to ensure the corporate network is never exposed to malware or threats from the employee’s network and the employee’s private network activity is never exposed to corporate IT or management.
Can my company see what I am doing on the on the personal Home network?
No, they cannot. The Linksys HomeWRK for Business solution segments private Home traffic from Enterprise traffic, preventing the company from having visibility into what the employee does from the home side.
What are the features in Linksys HomeWRK for Business | Secured by Fortinet?
Quality features to help organizations sustain their business efficiency and continuity include:
Should the Employee keep their existing WiFi router, or should they replace it with the new HomeWRK for Business system?
Linksys HomeWRK for Business | Secured by Fortinet gives employees one single secure system for both corporate and home networks. Employees can eliminate their home routers to save money and have consistent WiFi 6 coverage throughout the home for personal use. In addition, they can secure their access to internet with security measures provided by industry- leading Fortinet security.
Furthermore, we do not recommend the Employee to use both their existing home router and Linksys HomeWRK since the Linksys HomeWRK connected to the home router might have IP address conflicts with the router, therefore, causing routing issues for the inbound traffic from the internet.
Can I keep the Linksys HomeWRK for Business system if I leave the company?
Please refer to your company policy for this request.
What happens if I move houses/ apartments?
When you change location, simply plug your Linksys HomeWRK for Business system in your new home Internet access and it will work automatically. For any specific questions, please contact your IT team.
Can I turn OFF the work WiFi?
You can turn OFF your work WiFi through the mobile app.
Can I change the name and password of my work WiFi?
No, your work WiFi name and password are specified by your company.
Can I use LinksysSmartWiFi.com or the Linksys app to manage the Linksys HomeWRK for Business system?
No, the Linksys HomeWRK for Business system (MX4301 and MX4302 routers) has its own mobile app called the Linksys HomeWRK app. The original Linksys app is not compatible with Linksys HomeWRK devices.
Can I control the content available to users on my personal network?
Yes, Web Content Filtering applies to all users connected to your personal WiFi but not your guest WiFi network.
Can I block specific websites from my personal network?
Currently, you cannot block individual sites. You can block web content by category with the Web Content Filtering feature.
Can I apply Web Content Filtering to a specific device?
Web Content Filtering applies to all devices connected to your personal WiFi. At this point, we are not able to apply it at the device level.
Is Web Content Filtering available for my guest network?
No, Web Content Filtering only applies to your personal WiFi.
What are the specifications of the Linksys HomeWRK for Business hardware?
Offering a secure and reliable connection for employees to work at home without interruption. Intelligent mesh with a mobile app guided installation process delivers blazing fast WiFi 6 coverage for the entire home without burdening IT for installation support.
What is the relationship between Fortinet and Linksys?
Fortinet and Linksys have formed a strategic partnership to provide joint solutions that improve the performance and management of home networks in today’s remote-driven work environment. Linksys HomeWRK for Business | Secured by Fortinet enables enterprise organizations to support and secure work-from-home networks.