"With this new, larger space, Transit Wireless expands its commitment to New York City's recovery," says Melinda White, chief executive officer of Transit Wireless. "The future of connectivity has to be reliable, secure, versatile, and ubiquitous. We remain focused on network design to support new technologies in our increasingly mobile environments."
Walmart has announced its final plan for when its corporate employees will return to the office after mandating vaccination for many workers in late July. “Given all campus associates will be fully vaccinated or have an approved accommodation in November, we will transition to working together in our campus offices on a more regular basis starting the week of Nov. 8,” said Donna Morris, chief people officer, in a company blog post.
As more and more companies bring their people back to the office, managers face the challenge of ensuring that their employees feel safe and comfortable. Although all workers have experienced the Covid-19 pandemic, they haven’t all experienced it in the same way. Employees have been going through a wide range of anxiety and suffering, leading to a variety of attitudes toward the pandemic and differences in the precautions people are willing to take to protect themselves and others. What can managers and employees do to manage the transition?
The Zero Trust model is founded on the belief that an organization should not automatically trust anything inside or outside its perimeters and must verify everything trying to connect to its resources before granting access—based on identity, context, and trustworthiness. To accomplish this goal, you must build an integrated strategy and platform that shares information across different security technologies. Read the solution brief to see how Broadcom can help.
Email continues to be the most popular attack vector, via organisations at their email perimeters. 70% of organisations believe it likely they will suffer from an email-borne attack in the coming year. This year, due to the pandemic, the stakes for cyber resilience are much higher. With employees working remotely in unprecedented numbers, cyber resilience strategies will be critical to keeping the business operating efficiently. This report provides insight into the current state of email security and investigates the most pervasive types of email threats.
Focusing on compliance with standards encourages a minimal assessment behavior, validating only once or twice per year or when there is a significant, purposeful change in the environment. The truth is that environments change constantly – employees come and go, software is updated, new systems are installed. Therefore, risks accrue every day, and your last compliance assessment becomes yesterday’s news.
This webinar will focus on how your organization both understand and build the economic case for Google Cloud VMware Engine. This event will provide a conceptual framework of the VMware Cloud Economics model, how the model is applied in real world use with Google Cloud VMware Engine, and quantify business impact.
From Lawrence Group: The COVID-19 pandemic impacted all aspects of life and gave us a chance to reevaluate our habits and routines. With video calls, home workstations and lunchtime walks, employees have had a chance to reevaluate their priorities and adapt the way they work. As a result, our physical environments must continue to evolve to meet employees’ needs.
Opus College of Business faculty member Rod Hagedorn wrote a column for the Star Tribune on how employers need to take nuanced approach to going back to the office. From the column: The organizations that were not able to adapt nor able to switch to remote forms of working quickly are the ones that really struggled during the pandemic. The ones who were able to switch over to remote work came through the pandemic just fine.
Most companies, as a result of the pandemic, have embraced the work-from-home model. Still, others have decided it’s best for everyone if they return to the physical workplace — a pre-pandemic scenario. I look at it more as a reflection of how businesses will choose to be structured moving forward....
Unfortunately, consumer devices aren’t always protected by stringent cyber security defences like corporate electronics are. So, they could potentially harbour malware and other security vulnerabilities. Even if employees only used corporate mobile devices for remote working, they would have been connected to personal Wi-Fi networks and could be less secure as a result.
With the year 2021 entering its final quarter, many brokerages use this time as an opportunity to look at current systems and processes in order to determine if there is a more efficient, effective, and profitable way to do business. Your back-office is the foundation of your brokerage operations. Don’t settle for old systems or software that can’t grow with you!
Ransomware attacks: they’re in the news almost every day. But for all the famous ones, there are so many smaller attacks that go unnoticed by the press. Rest assured, though—they don’t go unnoticed by the companies that have to pay for them in one way or another. Most surprisingly, the major costs to a company lie not in the actual ransom, but in the downtime involved, the cost to IT, and the possibility of double extortion—when the attacker threatens not just your IT systems but the actual data that is the lifeblood of an organization.
When implemented correctly, automating repetitive tasks in the contract lifecycle process will accelerate the creation, negotiation, and processing of agreements without compromising quality and control. Combine that with effective automation solutions for document and contract management, and you'll reduce manual administration, improve visibility, and accelerate negotiation cycles to streamline business processes.
Port Authority runs one of the highest-priced transportation systems in the country. The service transit users here experience daily is far below the average at other systems around the country. The buses regularly run late and often skip pickups altogether. Call customer service, and you’ll get a constant busy signal for hours.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company's offices are getting more people back amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Pichai said the San Francisco Bay Area offices, near its headquarters, are up to 30% filled while New York is seeing nearly half of its employees back. Google employees are filing back into...
On October 13, 2021, the Social Security Administration (SSA) officially announced that Social Security recipients will receive a 5.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2022, the largest increase in four decades. This adjustment will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2022. (related article: As of Now, Social Security Benefits Will Be Cut By 2034. Here Are 5 Ways to Help Fill the Gap) Additionally, increased payments to more than 8 million Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries will begin on December 31, 2021.1.
The good news to all Americans is that this week, a $1400 stimulus payment has been sent out by the US. government. More similar checks are been processed to be out soon e.g. the three smaller stimulus checks; according to reports, the latter stimulus check will be disbursed on Friday, October 15.
As winter approaches, millions of dollars are still available for renters who have fallen behind on their bills. Funding from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program is given to landlords to cover the cost of rent and utilities. The funding provides up to 15 months of assistance. So far, a total...
Subscribe to Fortune Daily to get essential business stories straight to your inbox each morning. Meatpacking giant Tyson Foods says more than 96% of its workers have been vaccinated ahead of the company's Nov. 1 deadline for them to do so. The company based in Springdale, Arkansas, said the number...