Australian workers frustrated it took coronavirus pandemic to work from home

October 09, 2020 • In The Media
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Chief Information Officer at Australia’s largest publicly cybersecurity company Tesserent, previously known as Pure Security, Michael McKinnon, said the idea that employees couldn’t be trusted to work from home, from a cybersecurity standpoint at least, “isn’t backed up by the numbers”.
Jack Gramenz, Herald Sun

“It’s largely driven by paranoia from managers and company directors,” Mr McKinnon said.

“Mistrust of employees is one of the most overrated threats and the rise in work-from-home during the pandemic has seen more companies begin to fear this. However, the data shows the malicious incident rate is very low.”

He said the while accidents do happen, they’re usually just accidents.