Citrix calls upon businesses to embrace working from home
Many employees expect home working to remain a permanent feature of business even after the corona pandemic. This was shown in a survey by Citrix among European office workers.
Research bureau OnePoll was commissioned by Citrix to conduct a survey of 3,750 European office workers in the United K... Read more
Major growth in security apps and apps for remote work in 2020
Applications that assist employees in working from home have taken off in the past year. Yet the effect of the corona pandemic was not visible in all applications.
This is according to the Business at Work report from Okta. The credentials management company looked at the behaviour of its users ... Read more
‘Roll-out of 5G will continue undiminished in 2021’
The GSM Association has issued its annual Global Mobile Trends report. The organisation expects the roll-out of 5G to resume at full speed in 2021, after a short downturn in 2020.
In the report, the GSMA indicates that despite the short setback of the corona pandemic, the roll-out of 5G is back ... Read more
‘North Korean hackers attack company developing Covid-19 vaccine’
Hackers suspected to be based from North Korea seem to be targeting employees of the British-Swiss pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. The company is at an advanced stage in the development of a vaccine against Covid-19.
The hackers are said to have approached employees of AstraZeneca via Linked... Read more
Tech giants manage corona pandemic better than smaller rivals
Several tech companies published their quarterly results this week. The figures show that Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet have recorded strong growth in advertising sales despite the corona crisis. Microsoft also had a good quarter.
Twitter was less successful, noting fewe... Read more
SAP shares take a dive after bad results ‘due to coronavirus’
German software corporation SAP has announced that it is postponing profitability targets because the company has underestimated how long recovery from the corona pandemic would take. The company will put more emphasis on cloud computing.
After the announcement, the value of SAP shares plummeted... Read more
Online impersonation of CEOs on the rise during COVID crisis
Email scammers have impersonated over 7000 CEOs since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
The COVID-19 emergency has unleashed another epidemic, namely a sudden rise in the impersonation of CEOs through business email compromise (BEC) attacks. A BEC attack allows a hacker to impersonate a company execut... Read more
Dell expects 60% of their workforce to work from home post-pandemic
Jeff Clarke, the COO of Dell, said that about 60% of the 165,000 Dell employees would not return to the office regularly, even after the pandemic. During the Q2 earnings conference, the executive said the business had completed its 171st day of working remotely.
He continued to add that this new... Read more
‘Businesses experience more data breaches due to remote workers’
Twenty percent of companies experienced a data breach caused by remote workers, according to a new study by the cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes.
Businesses are increasingly exposed to significant cyber risks ever since the shift from working in the office to working from home. This inevitably le... Read more
Aruba introduces AI solutions for a safer workplace
Aruba launches a suite of AI solutions to make the new workplace as safe as possible. With the new solutions, companies can formulate a roadmap to accelerate the return to the office without affecting the health of employees.
The new solutions use IoT and Bluetooth radios built into Aruba access... Read more