Major Cities Fall Short on Enabling Secure Remote Access
According to a new survey of 4,500 information workers,many companies are failing to enable their workforce with secure remote access. The Microsoft survey found that many companies in major cities -- including San Francisco and Los Angeles -- haven't properly considered the devastating impact a security breach could have on their business. Here are three cities CIO Magazine called out for poor telecommuting security practices --in addition to our take.
San Francisco - "But when it comes to businesses using secure, internal networks to collaborate with third parties like vendors and customers, San Fran is below average." Our take: As one of the largest tech hubs in the world, we expect more from San Fran
Philadelphia- "The City of Brotherly Love is also below the national average for using secure, internal networks for collaborating among employees and customers." Our take: Using secure access is especially important when working with third-parties, like
Los Angeles - "LA businesses were dead last when it comes to using secure, internal networking tools for worker collaboration and also ranks lowest in providing tech support to remote workers. " The City of Angels has long been known as the glamorous epic
Readers, do you think your city embraces secure telecommuting? Let us know.