Thursday, June 30, 2016

InfoSec to Remote or Not? That is the question.

Lately, I've been hearing of more and more companies "reigning-in" their Cyber Security professionals. At first impression this may seem like a no-brainer. But may be more backlash against the casual and laze faire behavior of a small group of abusive remote workers than anything. This begs several questions:

1. Is it more efficient?

2. Are workers (especially of certain generations) more satisfied?

3. Does it provide companies access to better talent?

4. Do on-prem workers have the same access as remote SysAdmins in this de-perimeterized enterprise landscape?

5. Do today's modern collaboration tools enable all job functions of on-prem workers?

"Clients in this area don't grok telework.  They think it's evil." - Mark McCulough