Half a year has passed since the majority of the world went into lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At that time, the way people connect, communicate, and do business has changed dramatically. For employees across the globe, this change began with a sudden shift from working in an office environment to arranging remote work environments at-home offices, dining room tables, and more.

To assess how new remote workers fared through this migration, Acronis surveyed 3,400 companies and remote workers from around the world in June and July 2020 to create the Acronis Cyber Readiness Report.

Key Takeaways for Remote Workers

  • Nearly half of all global remote workers weren’t given adequate guidance from their IT departments when switching to remote work. 16% received no guidance at all.
  • The top tech challenges remote workers faced included: Wi-Fi connectivity, using a VPN and other security measures, and the inability to use internal networks and applications.
  • 88% of employees would like to continue working remotely to some extent, even after the pandemic ends.
  • 92% of employees expect their companies to invest more in digital transformation tools to adapt to new business realities.

Check out the Cyber Readiness Report

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