This week in working from home:
- Is offering remote workers as much flexibility as possible really a brilliant business strategy? Microsoft thinks so and here’s why.
- 57% of survey respondents report that their employer will not permit them to bring work-related equipment home in order to help with the new hassles and hectic home arrangements caused by the pandemic.
- 31% of workers have purchased their own equipment in order to effectively work at home.
- 60% of newly remote workers are now spending more time working than prior to the pandemic.
This week in cyber attacks:
- Reports indicate that the Tokyo Olympics could have been the target of a major planned cyber attack.
- Medical facilities in the US state of Pennsylvania suffered cyber attacks that led to nearly $1 billion in losses.
- This brand is the most widely imitated by hackers when it comes to phishing attempts.
This week in 5G news:
- Here’s what happens when you take 5G and combine it with edge computing.
- Only 15% of business leaders have invested in 5G infrastructure. Find out why.
- The iPhone 12 recently made its debut, and boasts 5G capabilities, but should consumers really care?
- Election-related domains are more than 50% more likely to be malicious than other domains.
- Voice commands for SD-WAN management? It’s possible.
- Have you evaluated your business continuity plans against the reality of what transpired in the recent shift to remote work? Now might be the time.
- Does your team document processes? Create repositories of useful steps, procedures or expectations. When employees hand in their two-weeks, it’s often too late.
Check back next week for more updates from the frontlines of IT.