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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) was projected to be instrumental in transforming the workforce, exceeding $350 billion by 2022, up from just $94B in 2014. The unpredictable and unprecedented worldwide pandemic has forced businesses to find ways to quickly adapt to this “new normal” while keeping their employees safe by implementing new technologies that offer secure work-from-home solutions. To create the same level of communication experience at home as when workers were in a physical location, most companies invested heavily in robust conference and video collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Zoom, and RingCentral.

Overnight, video and collaboration communication tools became an absolute necessity to keep businesses afloat. However, with this sudden surge in adoption, companies and their employees now face a new set of challenges. Companies must now navigate compliance and regulatory challenges when using collaboration tools or face the fallout of embarrassing human errors or becoming a potential target for cybercriminals.

 

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Devin Redmond

Author Devin Redmond

Devin has more than 2 decades of experience in enterprise risk and compliance. The former CEO and Co-Founder of Nexgate, a pioneer in social and digital media compliance and security acquired by Proofpoint (PFPT) in 2014, he also held executive and leadership roles at Check Point, Neoteris, Websense, and more. In addition to living in 7 countries and speaking 3 languages, Devin is a frequent public speaker that is passionate about modern digital risk and compliance technology that helps businesses gain a competitive advantage.

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