It may come as a surprise, but working remotely can be just as (or more) secure than working in the office. If done right. Those are the three operating words: if done right. This takes effort on the part of both the business and the remote employee.
So you’re going away on that vacation that you’ve always dreamed about. Wonderful. Lucky you! One thing that’s really important for you is taking your mobile phone along. After all, you need to stay in touch with the office, or the kids, or all your friends on Facebook.