86% of Companies Report Network Disruption Amid Remote Work Shift

Pandemic upsides…Maybe you won’t need to run that tabletop exercise of your BCP this year?…:

[…] “Most business continuity plans addressed impacts by relocating critical workers to other facilities or failing over to other manned sites,” he says. “Very few plans took into account the need for the entire workforce to work remotely.” Now capacity plans are being rewritten on the fly, collaboration tools are being bought and tested live, and processes are being reworked.

The sudden and massive transition to remote work led to interruptions in network security business practices for most companies. A moderate disruption, which 41% of respondents said they experienced, could lead to productivity loss for a few reasons, Kaczmarek says. These include impacts to scheduled maintenances to push updates or features, lack of licenses or systems needed to access corporate resources, or delays in the installation of collaboration software.

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