March 26, 2020
With hundreds of millions of workers advised or required to stay at home, employers and employees are left with no other alternative but to work remotely. The sudden emergence of the COVID-19 virus pandemic has resulted in a virtual stampede into remote computing, or “remoting”. Businesses should understand that now, more than ever, they must address not only the logistics of remoting, but also grapple with an issue joined at the hip with remoting: cybersecurity.Social distancing and working from home has, for now, become the new normal. While keeping employees productive and companies in business, however, migrating to operating away from the watchful eyes of information technology and cybersecurity staff could leave firms even more vulnerable to technology-related issues and a variety compromises.