New Survey Shows Spike in Remote Contractors

by VPNHaus | 07/03/2012 |IT policy, Rethink Remote Access

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Combine this BYOD and what’s left is a very complicated mobile workforce scenario, as now companies are managing multiple types of mobile workers - their own employees and independent contractors whose individual affiliations with the company is likely to be hugely varied. Of course, the challenge for  IT departments is keeping track of who has access to which aspects of the corporate network to ensure that everyone can be productive -- but without threatening the network’s security.  After all, both sets of workers need constant remote access to the server (perhaps contractors even more so…70 percent of respondents said they were looking for employees with web programming skills). Ultimately, how do you reconcile the complex - and varying -- needs of your mobile workforce while still giving priority to organizational security ?

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