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Video Meetings Are Here to Stay, Despite Return to Office

October 24th, 2022 Posted by Employment, Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Video Meetings Are Here to Stay, Despite Return to Office”

“The hybrid workforce is in full swing, and with it, so are video meetings.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


As companies continue to navigate the changing landscape of the return to the office and the digital workplace, one thing looks certain; video meetings are here to stay. Recent polls show that more than half of workers expect to have a hybrid work arrangement, and the increased importance of video conferencing/video meetings comes with hybrid work arrangements.  

In her piece for reworked.com, author Siobhan Fagan looks at the evolution of the post-pandemic workplace while providing professional insight into various technologies and approaches.


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Top Tips on Building a Hybrid Work Strategy for Your Business in 2022

October 4th, 2022 Posted by Employment, Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Top Tips on Building a Hybrid Work Strategy for Your Business in 2022”

“Invest in your hybrid work strategy for the ideal combination of improved results and employee satisfaction.”

Glenn Baruck, eDot


As the pandemic continues to become more manageable, many companies are calling employees back to the office, most not on a full-time basis but in a hybrid work strategy. According to recent statistics, 68% of U.S. workers prefer to work remotely and on-site. In addition, 87% of employees who worked remotely intend to continue working off-premise at least once a week.

Now, the challenge for firms embracing the hybrid strategy is to refine and improve their hybrid work scenario in all facets, including investment in infrastructure and technologies.

In this article from Spiceworks.com, author Ojasvi Nathprovides valuable tips for building a successful hybrid work strategy in any organization.


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Employees Say Workplace Safety Is More Important Than Ever

May 23rd, 2022 Posted by Employment, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Employees Say Workplace Safety Is More Important Than Ever”

“Attracting and keeping high-quality employees is not only about salary and benefits. Workplace safety is growing as a key concern.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


The feeling of insecurity regarding workplace safety is increasing with the rising number of workplace threats and incidents. According to a recent study by AlertMedia, a large majority (90%) of workers believe that their employer has a legal and moral obligation to protect them from unnecessary risk of harm. However, as incidents continue to rise, only half (55%) of working Americans feel their employer has increased their efforts to ensure their safety than in previous years.

In this article by facilityexecutive.com, you can explore the numbers in more depth and get a better feeling for the pulse of the U.S. workforce when it comes to their most significant organizational safety concerns and how these concerns affect employee retention and loyalty.


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Conquering security challenges in the hybrid workplace environment: The BYOD variant

January 6th, 2022 Posted by Employment, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Conquering security challenges in the hybrid workplace environment: The BYOD variant”

“BYOD and hybrid work solutions are great for employees but causing headaches for corporate security at the same time!”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


Even before the pandemic, the BYOD revolution had begun its arrival. The trend has only gotten more prominent since, and now with spikes due to Delta and Omicron, it looks like BYOD devices and hybrid work environments will be more the norm than ever.

The “BYOD Variant” has produced many benefits while simultaneously complicating corporate security as it continues to spread. This short read by Bert Kashyap for securitymagazine.com identifies some of the organizational challenges BYOD and hybrid work solutions create and provides some excellent insight on what to do about them as well.


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Your employees are making a run for it, and so is your data

January 6th, 2022 Posted by Employment, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Your employees are making a run for it, and so is your data”

“The great resignation continues and may be the source of your data leak. Prepare before your data walks out the door too!”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


As the pandemic continues, a historically high turnover rate in the US labor market has come with it. Recent data shows that 25% to 40% of employees have plans to leave their current jobs and that at least 63% of employees admit to taking data with them to a new job. Companies now need to understand that their data may run out the door just as quickly as their employees and do something about it! This article by Mark Wojtasiak for securityinfowatch.com exposes the dangers of this growing phenomenon and the risk mitigation steps businesses can take to help prevent their data from moving on with their employees.


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Strategic Steps for Creating a Safe “Return to Work” Environment

April 15th, 2021 Posted by Employment, Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Strategic Steps for Creating a Safe “Return to Work” Environment”

“Safe access control is a critical piece for inspiring employee confidence as you plan a safe return to work.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


As we progress in our battle with COVID-19 and learn more about living with the virus, returning to work in some form is top of mind for many organizations. What returning to work will look like remains to be seen and will likely vary by company and team. One of the critical areas to consider in planning your return is assessing top access control and entry risks and corresponding mitigation strategies. Legacy access control systems probably need upgrading to address the new normal challenges that a safe return requires. Frank Pisciotta’s article for Securityinfowatch.com does an excellent job of outlining 8 post-COVID-19 world threats associated with legacy access control and entry practices and solutions to address them.


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