Thousands of organizations have pivoted to a remote workforce model in response to COVID-19. This shift presents new challenges and is causing many IT and security teams to push for enhanced employee monitoring solutions to improve visibility and better protect valuable organizational data.

According to Gartner, “CIOs are uniquely positioned to lead and transform the debate, but this must include ethical, as well as technical, considerations.”

Key Challenges Faced by CIOs

  • Maintaining control of remote employee activities and behavior vs. ethical challenges and brand risks such controls pose to the enterprise

  • Defining and implementing modern employee monitoring while maintaining employee trust, performance and behavior

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1 Gartner 'How CIO's Must Lead the Ethical Debate on Remote Employee Monitoring.' 9 July 2020, Matt Hancocks, Helen Poitevin, Nader Henein.

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Increase in Accidental Data Loss Increase in accidental data loss when
employees work from home

Increase in Malware InfectionsIncrease in malware infections
from remote users

Increase in Unprotected BackupsIncreas in the number of
unprotected backups