With the onset of Coronavirus, the issue of remote working has been pushed to the forefront for organizations globally.
Remote Work Security
No longer a question of if employees should be able to work from home in flexible conditions, but rather quickly becoming a mandatory practice.
Fortune 1000 companies around the globe are entirely revamping their office spaces to accommodate the fact that employees are already mobile, with studies repeatedly showing that desks are vacant 50-60% of the time.
Twitter has also just announced that it is now mandatory for all of its 4900 global employees to stay home, while the story at Google is similar as they advise all employees in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa to work from home due to the virus.
With a dramatic increase in remote workers, organisations need to be prepared for an entirely new set of problems and challenges.
Organisations need to adequately monitor data exfiltration, threats, and data flow wherever the user may be based, no matter what device they are using.