Coursera to allow remote working till January 2022, offers $1,000 allowance for ‘office setup’

“We’ll continue to listen to and work with employees to solve other challenges that come up, starting with a focus on wellness, promoting the use of our flexible vacation policy, and workshops to help managers lead remote teams effectively,” said Jacquet.

Column: Remote work is here to stay. Here’s how to make it work

Nothing online can be 100 percent secure. But as Luis Corron, the technical director of PandaLabs points out, as adults we can help secure their digital life as best as we can. Corron suggests setting up parental controls on devices, web browsers, and all apps that children access. He also recommends using anti-virus software; reviewing the […]

Lack of cloud expertise, controls leave APAC firms vulnerable in remote work

Amongst global companies that brought in new technologies to adapt to a new remote workplace, 63% turned to enterprise collaboration tools such as Zoom, Cisco Systems’ Webex, and Microsoft Teams. Another 52.1% adopted privacy tools including VPNs and encryption, while 46.9% brought in endpoint cybersecurity tools including antivirus, patch management, and vulnerability assessments, according to […]

Coronavirus pandemic | Jobseekers turn to remote working roles

Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, […]

Scaling New Heights: Surge in Remote Work Fuels NVIDIA Cloud Service Provider Program

“As the world continues to adapt to working remote, we see unprecedented demand for high-performance managed desktop as a service across all industries,” said Robert Green, president and CTO of Dizzion. Jviation, an aviation engineering firm, relies on Dizzion to optimize its end-user experience, especially for high-end graphics, video collaboration and other media-intense workloads.

Office Ready? Jetson-Driven ‘Double Robot’ Supports Remote Working

Remote Worker Presence The Double device, as it’s known, was designed for remote workers to visit offices in the form of the robot so they could see their co-workers in meetings. Video-over-internet call connections allow people to see and hear their remote colleague on the device’s tablet screen.

Netflix boss says staff can return to office when the majority are vaccinated

The CEO was asked when his own workforce will return to the office. Interestingly, his plan is to wait until after a vaccine has arrived. “It’s probably six months after a vaccine. Once we can get a majority of people vaccinated, then it’s probably back in the office.”

How to increase the attack surface visibility

Business success heavily relies on the way data is treated today by enterprises. Security gaps in networks and consequent data breaches can have heavy implications on business. It is crucial to have network infrastructure and endpoints secured. The disorder created by Covid-19 has further opened new avenues for the attackers to launch their campaigns and […]

JPMorgan telling senior trading-floor managers to come back to office by September 21

JPMorgan workers were sent to work from home in March, along with most in New York City, the first major epicenter for the coronavirus pandemic in the country. More than a dozen JPMorgan workers on the fifth floor of its building fell ill in mid-March while employees were still in the office. 

Cyber risk prioritisation and attack surface visibility

The chaos surrounding Covid-19 has forced seismic changes in many businesses. Many of these are concerned with securing a large remote workforce. On an organisational level, IT teams have been working full-out to ensure every employee is set up properly. On a security level, there are a number of new risks that must now be […]