Originally posted here on Officing Today- The Global Business Center ResourceWith mobile working and bring your own device (BYOD) becoming the norm, the question of security is nudging its way ever higher up the priority list.
We live in a world where there are more mobile devices than people. Research suggests that soon, the average person will carry 1.5 mobile devices (although, you’re probably already on 2 or 3 yourself).
The question is, in a world obsessed by mobile technology, how do you keep your devices safe and secure?
We’re not just talking viruses. Shoulder-to-shoulder working in coffee shops, walking to the station or leaving your laptop in the car can leave you open to the risk of theft. How do you protect against theft? And if your device is stolen, how do you keep sensitive data locked away?
We’ve pulled together 5 tips on how to lock down your laptop and mobile devices. It’s just as handy for business centre and coworking operators as it is for your clients, but it’s by no means exhaustive. What other tips would you add?
Originally Published Wednesday, March 5th, 2014, by Jo Disney on Officing Today
Virtual offices are a major feature of the business center industry. Given that the numbers of new startups and work-at-home freelancers are increasing, as are the ‘nomadic’ workers who choose wheels and hot-desks over permanent offices, the value of virtual office services is growing still more.
For anyone who wants to protect their home address, appear more professional, have a secretary field their calls (without paying for full-time staff), or who just wants a swanky business address on their letterhead, virtual offices are a great catch.
Business center operators talk about the benefits of virtual offices and receptionist call answering services all the time, but do you ever wonder how to how to manage a remote team?