The coronavirus pandemic has led to a huge growth in the work-from-home trend, turning millions of people into remote workers. To achieve this companies need to assess the appropriate technologies (such as the video-conferencing service Zoom and the chat app Slack) and consider how best to manage their workforce. There are other considerations too, such as the effects of isolation on the mental health of personnel.
James Carder, Chief Security Officer & Vice President of LogRhythm, looks at some of these issues for Digital Journal. He begins with the trigger for the boom in home working: “The coronavirus outbreak is truly global with everyone around the world thinking, talking, and worrying about protecting themselves from it.”