Our network admin has requested that a single remote employee purchase a separate modem in their house for "work" traffic. I question if this is a legitimate security practice of any kind especially because other employees access company resources from home all the time using their shared home ISP.
The one difference between this user and others is that they have a Cisco IP phone. However, with encryption enabled, I don't see how having a separate modem enhances security, except the network won't have other devices on it assuming the user is compliant. However the Cisco phone uses VPN which I think takes care of isolating the traffic.
Is asking a user to have two separate modems, one for leisure and one for work, a legitimate security request that enhances security, or does this not really improve security at all?