Ready for the hybrid workforce

The coronavirus pandemic has forever changed the way we work. Individuals with desk jobs, in particular, now have more options in terms of where they work and live, and how they manage their time. Some will return to onsite facilities, while others will remain in home offices.

Organizations are now called to support a hybrid workforce future that offers potential benefits for both workers and enterprises. For example, employees are often more productive at home, and companies may be able to save on real-estate costs.

Yet, this landscape also comes with new security risks associated with less secure, at-home Internet connections and an expanded attack surface with numerous endpoints.

As many organizations adopt hybrid working models, what are the biggest security risks organizations will face using this model?

Participants agreed that the lack of a traditional security perimeter represents perhaps the biggest challenge to organizations in the hybrid work environment.

This article originally appeared on CIO

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