Accepting a new level of data risk
There is no way around it: remote work is here to stay. For businesses, this poses a major challenge, especially as consumers continue to accelerate e-commerce trends and begin to live more of their lives online. The inherent danger of remote work settings stems from the fact that when employees work beyond the four walls of an office, the network becomes more exposed and dispersed as employees share information across workstations. Once employees open their laptops from home, it becomes substantially more possible for new risks to be introduced to a corporate network.
And while organizations will have to come to terms with accepting this new level of risk, that does not mean they have to give up in the face of data breaches and compliance fines. The first step in accepting this new level of risk is to thoroughly understand all the