CDC and government officials are stepping in and mandating companies to work from home. Not only could this become temporary law during this pandemic, but this ruling could also be the best way to protect your employees from being exposed to the novel virus. So, what can you do to prepare to transition your workforce into a work-from-home team that still performs at peak efficiency?
Move to a Cloud Voice Solution
A managed cloud voice solution will enable your work-at-home employees by leveraging the following benefits of a unified communication system:
Move Desktop Workspace to the Cloud
A cloud desktop solution allows you to access your desktop, files and business applications in the cloud. This enables you to work on a
range of devices no maer where you are. With the cloud desktop, your desktop is powered online and not tethered to a local hard drive.
Remote File Share
Employees that work from home must be able to share, collaborate, and store files inthe Cloud. Identify the right solution for your business to ensure all business is running at peak efficiency.
High Speed Internet
Business owners should survey their employees’ access to internet. Employees may experience disconnects, or find they are unable to effectively access tools and information.
Identify & Provide Devices
Review with your employees what necessary devices they need to work from home effectively. Work to ensure all staff have access to the tools they need, so your business does not experience unnecessary downtime.
Secure Home Computers
If your employees must use personal home computers, then you need to make sure that their systems have at the very least the correct security patches as well as virus protection. This will help protect your business information as the employees remote connect to your corporate data.
How Fast Can You Make the Change?
If you are ready to make changes as you transition to a work from home model, our team is prepared to walk you through next steps. Contact us today and we will get you in touch with one of our trusted advisors!
More than 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals by 2023, an increase of 175% from 2018.
Forty-three percent of attacks are aimed at SMBs, but only 14% are prepared to defend themselves (Accenture).
40% of businesses will incorporate the anywhere operations model to accommodate the physical and digital experiences of both customers and employees (Techvera).
The three sectors with the biggest spending on cybersecurity are banking, manufacturing, and the central/federal government, accounting for 30% of overall spending (IDC).
It takes an average of 287 days for security teams to identify and contain a data breach, according to the “Cost of a Data Breach 2021” report released by IBM and Ponemon Institute.
The cost of cybercrime is predicted to hit $10.5 trillion by 2025, according to the latest version of the Cisco/Cybersecurity Ventures “2022 Cybersecurity Almanac.”.
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The average cost of a data breach in the United States is $8.64 million, which is the highest in the world, while the most expensive sector for data breach costs is the healthcare industry, with an average of $7.13 million (IBM).
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