Organizations must fully understand the regulatory guidance on collaboration security and privacy so they can continue to implement and expand their use of tools such as Zoom and Teams.

As “work from anywhere” continues its ascent because of the pandemic, the use of collaboration tools such as Zoom, Cisco Webex, and Microsoft Teams has correspondingly skyrocketed. According to a recent Conference Board survey, 88% of companies are now willing to hire remote workers, compared with a pre-pandemic rate of 52%, signaling a meaningful change in the modern office environment. The increase in remote work and reliance on collaboration tools for every aspect of day-to-day business has led to increased scrutiny of their privacy and security as headlines buzz with examples of insecure or inappropriate use of collaboration applications.

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Marc Gilman

Author Marc Gilman

Marc brings a wealth of experience to the Theta Lake team, where he advises on technology, privacy, and product strategy. Marc is also an adjunct professor at Fordham Law where he teaches a course on compliance, technology, and financial services. Prior to joining Theta Lake, Marc held legal and compliance roles at Morgan Stanley and was a litigation associate at Schiff Hardin LLP. Gilman is a certified information privacy professional with both the CIPP/E and CIPP/US credentials.

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