Four walls, a sea of cubicles and the rest of the traditional office accoutrements are no longer standard in the working world. The number of innovative co-working spaces continues to rise around the world, and this doesn’t even include coffee shops, libraries and numerous other public places that offer free Wi-Fi. That means that your staff can be very mobile and work from just about anywhere.
It’s important to consider the security implications of what these itinerant workers are doing. IT managers are challenged to keep their networks and data secure while encouraging remote workers to be productive, whether they’re dialing in from the local WeWork or reviewing emails at McDonald’s.