Forget the COVID-19 pandemic; the shift to remote work has been going on for a long time. Employees themselves greatly enjoy the benefits associated with working from home, including better work-life balance, less commute stress, and location independence.
Ever since the disruption of established work routines by the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, organizations have been actively exploring, implementing, and using modern communication tools to tackle the challenges associated with the transition to remote work.
There’s no doubt that remote work has its fair share of advantages, from being able to wear nothing but sweatpants all day long to enjoying more flexible work hours. But not everything is as rosy as it may seem at first in the home office. When each employee is physically located in a different part […]
From cleverly disguised phishing attacks to sophisticated malware to hard-to-detect insider attacks, there are many cybersecurity risks your organization faces on a daily basis. Any weakness in your defenses can potentially have disastrous consequences, jeopardizing your operations and irreparably damaging your reputation.
As if remembering the names and acronyms of established data protection regulations wasn’t difficult enough as it is, many organizations that control or process personal information of Virginia residents now have to remember yet another one: Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act, or CDPA for short.
Organizations of all sizes are facing increasingly complex cyber threats in a regulatory landscape that’s becoming harder and harder to navigate. To avoid potentially devastating breaches and the equally impactful penalties that accompany them, your organization needs to foster a compliance culture and make it part of its DNA. What Is a Compliance Culture? Compliance […]
The still ongoing coronavirus pandemic has fragmented established organizations, forcing their employees to work remotely, often using their own personal devices. While employees’ productivity and job satisfaction have increased, according to experts with Information Services Group, their ability to maintain compliance with increasingly stringent data protection regulations has suffered.
Most cybersecurity professionals agree that 2020 was one of the most challenging years in recent history. The coronavirus pandemic disrupted established work routines and forced employees to leave their offices, fully exposing them to opportunistic cybercriminals and their increasingly advanced tactics.
When established work routines are suddenly disrupted by a one-in-a-lifetime pandemic, compliance challenges multiply at a rapid pace—at least that’s one lesson 2020 has taught us. Because the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, organizations in 2021 can expect to face amplifications of familiar challenges on top of new ones.