With so many businesses eager for a full return to the office, the often misunderstood complexities of cybersecurity are an ideal scapegoat for employers desperate to see the end of remote working.
Report found that organizations faced cybersecurity risks while transitioning to the hybrid workplace because of the bad behaviors picked up by employees during remote working.
Remote work has put more pressure on the technology that companies have in place. What is important heading into 2021 is that we look at what went well, what has to change, and what lessons we can learn.
Study showed that 75% of IT decision-makers believed hybrid or remote working to be the future of the workplace, and most also believed that this has led to an increase in security incidents.
Employees took cybersecurity shortcuts during the remote working period believing that they weren't as important and that their IT departments would protect them and handle their faults.
Report shows that not only half of employees are less likely to follow safe data practices while remote working, U.S. workers are also more nonchalant about data security than their U.K. counterparts.
Move to mass remote working in 2020 has only made the data loss problem worse. 59% of IT leaders reported an increase in email data loss since the pandemic began.
Data loss is a rising risk for companies during coronavirus due to the hundreds of terabytes of potentially sensitive corporate data being stored in employee homes on USB drives.
How can organizations run patch management effectively while implementing new collaboration and technologies to make remote working easier for their employees?