COVID-19, referred to the Novel Coronavirus, is globally affected over 100,000 people direcly and millions indirectly. For years we’ve heard in Information Security that “the perimeter is dead,” but now is the time that we test it as some companies look at completely closing physical access to buildings at scale during the Movement Control Order. The IT perimeter definitely exists; we can point to firewalls and DMZs and a loose correlation in most companies between some types of digital assets and the physical boundaries of the company. But the believe that the perimeter can stop serious, advanced attacks has long […] Read more
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
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.
Review the existing information security and other related policies to determine whether there are any established requirements for remote work and […] Read more
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:
Review your current […] Read more
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
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
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
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
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
The first thought comes into your mind when you hear the phrase “mobile device”, I bet it is a smartphone. As you read this, you are probably holding one or can find one in your pocket or bag. However, there’s a bigger universe of smart devices performing a wide array of critical tasks through form factors familiar and seemingly far-fetched. In fact, digital transformation is impossible without them. According to IDC, “mobility is the key to building a connected workforce that’s agile, particularly when the organization is going through rapid change.”
While being the most influencial in the world-wide smartphone market […] Read more