The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many employees around the globe to resolve to remote working. Some workers have found working from the comfort of their home to be convenient. According to Buffer report, almost all employees (99%), if allowed to choose the scope of their work, then they will decide to work remotely, at least part-time, for the rest of their careers.
The rate of remote working has indeed increased due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It might look like a trend, but it is here to stay. Long after the epidemic has ended, most people will choose to work from home. The reason is that many benefits accrue from remote working. Remote working has made it easier for employees to maximize their time with their families. It has also reduced the many company overheads that would have been incurred. Employees’ productivity has increased due to decreasing interruptions with co-workers.
But there is the ugly side of remote working as there are numerous cyber threats attached. Remote workers are the most vulnerable group to security threats. They are usually perfect targets for security threats that could ripple swiftly through the whole entity. Employees should be extra-cautious with how they handle their