Aaron Forbes

The top 4 best SD-WAN solutions for working from home in 2021

According to Gartner, 30% of enterprise locations will have only SD-WAN connectivity by 2023 (compared to about 15% in 2020). And by 2024, 60% of enterprises will have implemented SD-WAN to enhance support for cloud-based applications (versus 30% in 2020). It’s clear that SD-WAN is becoming a more popular choice for office-based enterprise solutions, but is it right for remote-based businesses ...

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Aaron Forbes

The top remote work challenges faced by IT professionals [survey]

The shift to remote working has placed a massive support and security burden onto the shoulders of every businesses’ IT team. As 82% of company leaders plan to allow employees to work remotely post-pandemic, it's imperative that IT staff get the tools they need to best support their distributed teams.  To shed light on how the role of IT has evolved and what it could look like in the future, we ...

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Aaron Forbes

Can my employer require me to give them my home network password while working remotely?

With the shift to remote working, the lines between work and home life continue to blur. Remote employees are left wondering— Do employees have the right to privacy while using work devices on their own home network? Can an employer legally monitor their remote employees’ email while at home? Can employers legally require that their employees disclose their home network passwords?

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Aaron Forbes

Good news for WFH: Google Workspace delivers on security for distributed teams

The dramatic shift of the general workforce to remote working has led to new developments for the WFH world. It’s predicted that by 2028, 73% of all teams will have remote workers. Distributed teams now have the benefits of ever-evolving tools focusing on solving the issues that arise from working from home.

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Aaron Forbes

VPNs are not enough to protect WFH employees

On Oct, 12, a new vulnerability was discovered that affects nearly 800,000 internet-connected devices using the SonicWall VPN. The vulnerability is caused by a security bug in the SonicWall VPN portal which can cause both a device to crash and allow for easy remote code execution for even unskilled hackers.

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Aaron Forbes

Best internet for working from home

There are many challenges that factor into figuring out how to best work remotely. Do you work on the go, traveling from one coffee shop to another? Do you have to compete with children or roommates for bandwidth? Do you live in a remote area that has poor reception or is notorious for spotty internet access?

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Aaron Forbes

Top alternatives to Cisco Meraki for remote working

Cisco Meraki, one of the industry-leading cloud-managed IT solutions, offers a suite of enterprise network management products: WLAN, next-gen firewall, unified network insights, and more. Its feature set is great for larger businesses and enterprises, but what about smaller offices and residences?

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Mitali Roy

Top 6 remote working best practices

Earlier this year, both employers and their employees around the world found themselves in need of a remote working policy. With lockdowns and the closures of mass transit systems as well as the need for self-isolation and social distancing, working from home became a pressing necessity rather than a privilege available to few.

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Aaron Forbes

Solving the WFH security problem with Minim + Telarus [podcast]

This past March, the number of remote workers in the United States grew by 16 million. It’s also expected that anywhere between 25% to 30% of the global workforce is going to be working remotely by the end of next year, and over 70% of CFOs have said they’ve made long-term plans for working remotely at their companies.  With this widespread shift, new challenges in corporate data security are ...

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Aaron Forbes

Minim partners with technology service distributor Telarus

 Starting today, Minim has announced its exclusive partnership with Telarus, the largest privately-held technology services distributor in the United States. By partnering together, our aim is to solve the biggest network security and management problems that arise from companies shifting to a work-from-home model.

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