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Accessing work email via Outlook on my personal laptop - security concerns


FPCH New Member
Jan 23, 2015
PC Experience
Some Experience
I would like to access my work email via Outlook on my personal laptop. However, I'm concerned that since work email will be routed via my company's email server, they will be able to access my hard drive and see what websites I am accessing, so will this be the case? Please note: My laptop will not be connected to my company's domain, just my home ISP.

Any help appreciated.

Plastic Nev

Deceased - sadly missed
Oct 19, 2008
Hi and welcome to Free PC Help.

It is extremely unlikely that any one could gain access to your computer just because you logged in to your companies E Mail servers, they aren't normally set up or configured to have that sort of capability.



Oct 19, 2008
Wirral UK
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Hi and welcome from me too.

Just to confirm:
If you are connecting to the company server all they will be able to see is your email address and your IP Address.
Just as we can.

They will not be able to access your machine or even know your home address.
They will not know which websites you have accessed.
Not from accessing their server.
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