Eamon Gallagher MD IT.ie Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin March 2020 was a sucker punch for business and the lockdowns that followed have felt like a daily regime of 10 gruelling rounds in the ring. Some had trained and prepared for the first blow, others have adapted quite well and there
The workplace saw a dramatic shift in 2020, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and what was a perk only 12 months ago, became the norm in 2020. Back at the beginning of March 7th, 2020, I wrote that “there is a very real possibility that remote working may well become the business continuity tool of necessity for many businesses” and that undoubtedly rang true. But now as we look to the future of remote working; will it once again be resigned to a perk of the job?
I believe, however, that an element of complacency will set in with remote workers owing to the physical disconnect from HQ that will likely lead to many users and business falling victim to cybercriminals who are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.
There’s been a lot of talk about “Remote Working” over the past number of days in light of the spread of the Coronavirus, however, the adoption of remote working had seen significant growth long before Coronavirus was on anyone’s radar. Remote working is a viable option for many but unfortunately for many more, it is not.