Managing a mainly
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How not to lose sleep over sensitive data
when people are working from home

 
 

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Treat cybersecurity and connectivity as one

Unless you already worked for a tech startup with the vowels removed from its name, the sudden move to mass remote working in March 2020 likely came as a shock to your organisation.

And while it hasn’t hindered productivity, employee engagement or the customer experience – our report with the Centre for Economics and Business Research suggests the opposite, in fact – there are still a lot of things to consider if this is to be your long-term way of working.

Aside from the obvious obstacles like pets and children interrupting meetings, one of the biggest challenges organisations face is giving people quick and easy access to the applications and data they need at all times, wherever they’re logging in from.

If your connectivity is not inherently secure, your organisation could be at serious risk of an expensive, reputation-damaging data breach.

 
 

Make sure cybersecurity works for
your least tech-savvy employee

Remote Workforce

Human error – clicking on a phishing link, for example – caused 90% of all data breaches in 2019 according to CybSafe after it analysed data from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

And when 48% of employees are less likely to follow safe data practices while working from home and home networks are 3.5 times more likely than a corporate network to have at least one malware family, there are more opportunities for human error to occur.

If security doesn’t work for your people it’s just an expensive unlocked door. It needs to be simple, easy, intuitive – baked into your network and all the tools that run on it.

Because security and connectivity are like wings: if they don’t come as a pair, you might as well have neither.

In a hybrid working world, the only way to keep data safe without slowing anyone down is by taking a zero trust approach, i.e. moving away from trying to secure your whole network at once and instead looking at individual users.

 
 

Want to know how?

What else do you need to consider?

Learn how to connect, protect and empower your workforce

Cybersecurity is only one aspect of hybrid working, of course.

And whether most of your employees are working from home, most are in the office or something in between,
you need to make three things happen to achieve an effective hybrid workforce:

Connect

your organisation so it’s always on and always ready for change

 
 

Protect

your sensitive data wherever your employees happen to be

 
 

Empower

your people to do their job in a way that works for everyone

 
 

What else do you need to consider?

Learn how to connect, protect and empower your workforce

Cybersecurity is only one aspect of hybrid working, of course.

And whether most of your employees are working from home, most are in the office or something in between,
you need to make three things happen to achieve an effective hybrid workforce:

Connect

your organisation so it’s always on and always ready for change

 
 

Protect

your sensitive data wherever your employees happen to be

 
 

Empower

your people to do their job in a way that works for everyone

 
 

How do you and your colleagues want to work?

Are you a WFHomer, Modernist, Nomad, Smart-casual or Purist? Take our quick and easy quiz to learn your working style.

 
 

How do your colleagues want to work?

Ready to learn their working styles and how they compare with yours?

 
 

Talk to an expert now

No pushy sales stuff, honest. Just a whole lot of knowledge and advice from our specialist hybrid working team.

Call us on 08009530180

Open Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm
Excluding bank holidays

 
 

Contact one of our hybrid working experts now.

0808 291 5429

 
 

 
 
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