Coronavirus Preparedness Making the Remote Workforce New “Business as Usual”

Coronavirus Preparedness Making the Remote Workforce New “Business as Usual”

Whether your company is considering the transition to a remote workforce or improving the “Work from Home” program that you already have in place as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, you may no longer have a choice.

Businesses across America are being asked by health officials to consider having their employees work from home due to an increase in coronavirus cases across the U.S. In fact, one representative of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, “It’s not a matter of whether, but when.”

A key factor in the push to adopt teleworking is that 80% of the people will have […] Read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Managing Cyber Security Risks of Remote Work

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Managing Cyber Security Risks of Remote Work

With cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) emerging in almost every state, several businesses are taking swift action to curb its spread. Teleworking, “remote working,” or simply “working from home,” is the core of those efforts. While remote work arrangements may be effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19 to the community from person to person, they present cyber security challenges that may be different from on-site work. Here is a list of considerations and tips to help guide companies through these challenges.
Policy:
Review the existing information security and other related policies to determine whether there are any established requirements for remote work and […] Read more

COVID-19: Managing Cyber Security Risks of Remote Work

COVID-19: Managing Cyber Security Risks of Remote Work

As cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) are increasing over the country, most of the companies are changing their workforce to home-working to curb the virus spread. Teleworking, “remote working,” or simply “working from home,” is a centerpiece of those efforts to reduce the risk of contact with COVID-19, complying the Movement Control Order. While remote working arrangements may be effective to slow the community spread of COVID-19 from person to person, they present cybersecurity challenges that can be different than on-premise work. Here is a list of considerations and tips to help guide businesses through these challenges:

Policy
Review your current […] Read more

5 Ways MDM Solutions Help in Work from Home

5 Ways MDM Solutions Help in Work from Home

As of March 19, tens of thousands of companies worldwide are making major changes to reduce the risk of employees contracting COVID-19, by allowing remote working from home.

Working from home is a hard adjustment for anyone to make, especially for the employees of companies which have never permitted remote working before. These companies have to decide about remote work options in a short period of time, regarding how best to manage employees and keep them accountable when working from home.

Implementing Mobile Device Management (MDM) technology in place is an ideal first step towards offering sustainable remote work options. By enrolling […] Read more

How Tablet Kiosks Increase Student Experience at Schools & Libraries – Part 1

How Tablet Kiosks Increase Student Experience at Schools & Libraries – Part 1

The entry of kiosks has changed the way in which brands interact with their customers for a variety of business purposes, from advertising and exhibitions, helping customers to take specific action, driving cashless transactions, improving inventory visibility, immersive brand engagement, and so on.

Tablet kiosks in education make a good impression as their use in school, classrooms, libraries, conferences, and universities is growing steadily among students, teachers, and admin staff to provide proven benefits in multiple-use cases.

There is growing in demand for cost-effective and secure tablet kiosks at schools for the following reasons:
Increase attention span and enhance knowledge retention
Inclusion of visual learning […] Read more

Movement Control Order restricted in Malaysia? How to work from home?

Movement Control Order restricted in Malaysia? How to work from home?

Coronavirus (called Covid-19) cases in Malaysia have been under control in the last few months. However, the newly confirmed cases of Covid-19 increase day after day from 13 March.
Malaysia has the fourth-highest number of Covid-19 cases in Asia
According to The Star (19 March) stated that Malaysia now has the fourth-highest number of Covid-19 cases in Asia behind China, Iran and South Korea. This follows the latest increase in the number of new cases in Malaysia, with 110 new cases reported on Thursday (March 19) bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 900. The latest data can check out here.

Movement […] Read more

COVID-19: Work from Home May Increase Cyber Threats

COVID-19: Work from Home May Increase Cyber Threats

As the Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has ordered a partial lockdown of all public activities in the country from March 18 until March 31, it forced the closure of all government and private premises except essential services. Due to the Movement Control Order, companies are determined to protect their employees and minimize the impact of COVID-19 by enforcing work from home policies. However, those actions can be used against employees as any firms are likely unprepared for the criminal appetite for the cyberattack exploitation of a remote workforce. Here are some of the key issues of which companies have to […] Read more

Improving Work Experience with a Digital Workspace

Improving Work Experience with a Digital Workspace

An employee’s work space has evolved a lot over time an there are increased of the employee’s need for flexibility due to the idea of “sit down job”. The digital work space should allow the employee to work from any place and at any time. It should enable them to make well-informed decisions on the go. The initiatives like bring your own device (BYOD) should be encouraged in such an environment. This should all be possible without compromising security. There are five keys on how to improve employee work space experience to build an employee-centric work space.
Provide a smooth on-boarding experience
Empowerment […] Read more

Prepared business for Coronavirus With a Solid Enterprise Mobility Policy

Prepared business for Coronavirus With a Solid Enterprise Mobility Policy

With constant news and updates coming down our throats, it is impossible to ignore the impact that the recent outbreak of coronavirus — more appropriately known as COVID-19—has on the world. When the epidemic spreads and more countries start to feel the virus ‘ impact, everyone needs to ask the question: how does this change my life?

 

Businesses must also address this issue, as the outbreak of coronavirus poses a serious risk to corporate operations around the world. As a result, companies must prepare for coronavirus by developing contingency solutions, including enterprise mobility solutions.

Mobile devices and solutions allow businesses to continue […] Read more

How Pandemic COVID-19 Ushered in a New Way of Working?

How Pandemic COVID-19 Ushered in a New Way of Working?

Early before the outbreak of coronavirus, and now declared pandemic, working from home was already gaining traction. Now, most of the employees were forced to practice home-working for the sake of health and safety.

In the US alone, 4.7 million or 3.4% of the population work remotely, according to career platform FlexJobs. The number is expected to rise amid the dangers posed by the novel coronavirus Covid-19.

Driven by cloud and mobile technology

A pandemic could see millions more relying on technology, specifically mobile devices and cloud-based productivity and messaging tools to stay connected even from home.

The unintended result of the outbreak caused […] Read more