Remote work poses new demands for hybrid cloud security. Here’s how organizations can protect themselves from security threats in this complex landscape.With employees continuing to work from home to meet the social distancing requirements of COVID-19, more people are juggling business with personal engagements, at times outside normal business hours. Often, they’re using their mobile business laptop, as well as a plethora of additional wireless mobile devices.
The ways we live and work have fundamentally changed with remote working and hybrid work models becoming the norm. Digital transformation has taken on a new level of urgency to the point where its success or failure directly impacts an organization’s ability to prosper or even survive. More than ever, organizations need a single platform to enhance productivity, accelerate innovation, and engage their employees and customers, wherever they are.
Business leaders face a do-or-die situation when addressing the challenges of the new world of hybrid work. Digital transformation within employee experiences is no longer simply a driver of growth and productivity—it’s an imperative to help employees find better balance and keep them creative, productive, and engaged.
August 7, I joined the Office Hours our Developer Relations team runs on a weekly basis, to talk about how we work at k6. We are growing rapidly, and are a little unconventional in how we organize ourselves, so I thought it would be a good idea to share in more detail how we build and ship software, being a remote-only company.
With more and more businesses continuing to work from home or allowing flexible remote work, managed services providers (MSPs) are faced with numerous obstacles—ranging from securing a multitude of new endpoints to remotely deploying software—as they work to best support their customers. This guide will outline the top seven IT challenges faced by businesses managing a remote workforce and provide solutions that MSPs can use to tackle them.
Just as vaccines came into the picture and some hope in this pandemic, new coronavirus cases started to emerge. In San Francisco, for instance, where mask mandates were lifted, and life was starting to feel more normal again, it feels as though we are now regressing. People are struggling to cope. It feels as though we’ve just gone from one variant with high transmissibility back down to another even worse than before.
With so many of us working from home full time for the last 16 months, VPNs have become essential tools for companies to keep their staff working in a safe environment. What we mean by “safe” is mainly about your online presence whilst performing daily tasks for your job.
The Covid-19 pandemic increased opportunities for remote work four to five times more than before, according to a report from McKinsey & Co. Although many office-based workers had no choice but to leave their desk jobs and make the move to work from home in early 2020, remote work appears to be here to stay. The rapid transformation brought forward by the pandemic has muddied the definition of remote workers versus lone workers, but it’s essential not to confuse the two.