• Emilie Davis

[P.O.W.E.R. Plug Podcast] How to Keep a Remote Workforce Secure and Productive

Are you and your team working remotely because of the pandemic? A recent Pew Research Center survey found that 71% of working Americans are working from home. But working from home creates some challenges for employees, as well as business owners. At the top of the list is cybersecurity and staying productive. The more humorous side of these challenges may look like a Zoom bomb or your dog barking at every car or person who passes by the window. But, more serious offenses can cause lasting problems for your business. Today’s guest knows exactly how to keep your remote workforce secure and productive.

In this episode of the P.O.W.E.R. Plug podcast, I speak with CEO and President of SysCom, Karlie Hull. SysCom is a Managed Service Provider that offers small and medium businesses free IT-based site surveys in the southern U.S. Destined to be an engineer, Karlie started the business in 2003 out of a genuine love of helping businesses better understand and utilize IT. Her mission is to make IT simple.

Click to listen and learn:

  • Biggest challenges of a remote workforce

  • Essential digital security tools and their purpose

  • Why digital security tools are important for remote workers

  • How a site assessment can uncover possible security threats in a network

  • How to maintain a productive remote workforce

  • What ActivTrak is and how it works

  • Possible productivity killers when working from home