The evolution of workplace communications and what it means for enterprise security.

With a majority of companies relying on collaboration and communication tools to connect their workforce, protecting digital assets has become a top concern and security a top priority for organizations worldwide.The ways in which we work have changed, along with the behaviours, processes, and technologies that underpin the modern business. The existing changes have been accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, which forced companies to quickly digitize their ways of working. Remote working and collaboration in the forms of messaging and video conferencing have now become the de facto forms of communication. However, for companies it’s not just about being prepared for a global pandemic. It’s about readiness for the future – creating a secure work environment, regardless of the employees’ location to prevent data breaches and protect intellectual property.

Key takeaways

  • Adapting to the rising security threats of a decentralized workforce
  • The increasing value of an organization’s digital assets and how to protect them
  • The security implications of popular communication and collaboration tools