With so many people working from home, Zoom has emerged as one of the main video-conferencing platforms for meetings, classes, and even social gatherings. However, there has been a lot of concerns bout Zoom's privacy policy. Here's everything you need to know.    In this time of...

Working from home? Make sure to do it safely. Les Dunne, Head of HP Managed Print at Microsoft, gives us some top tips on how to take care of your cyber security.  With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we wanted to reach out to let you know...

What are the current challenges in Irish businesses? Here, we list the stats and top tips for overcoming the issues workers are facing today The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is being felt across Ireland and Irish businesses. People, families, communities and companies are facing unprecedented challenges....

With so many people working from home nowadays, the risks of being scammed or hacked are higher than ever. That's why cyber security is a must. The article below discusses how to develop an effective cybersecurity strategy.  Cyber attacks have evolved dramatically over the years. Criminals...

Paul Doherty, CEO at Total Digital, shares his recommendation on systems and tools to perform efficiently when working from home. The current COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in governments worldwide implementing lockdowns and asking businesses to enable their employees to work from home where possible. So how can...

During a global pandemic, people want clarity and empathy. Times are sensitive and turbulent, so how businesses can find the right tone to speak to their public? Find more below.  It seems somewhat superfluous to write about marketing issues in a time of Coronavirus. LinkedIn is...

For some people, working from home can be great. For other people, that can prove to be very difficult. With our routines and daily schedules turned upside down, it may be even harder to motivate ourselves nowadays. So how to find motivation during these hard times? We’ve...

How to become the leader your team needs? What should be your focus? The article below suggests how to improve leadership in times of crisis.  Imagine a 'perfect storm' at sea. It's pitch-dark, huge waves are rocking the ship, spindrifts are continuously blinding the navigation bridge windows, propellers...

How to lead in times of crisis or uncertainty? The author Gene Klann recommends five 5 actions that will help adapt. Especially as organizational leaders face the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and associated disruptions in the global economy, Klann recommends the following 5 actions to prepare...

As we adapt to a new reality, it is normal to feel overwhelmed by emotions. More importantly, we need to understand these feelings so we can channel them to positive action and change.  Emotions are understandably running the gamut right now. In the space of days,...

The article below discusses the increasing popularity of the video conferencing platform Zoom and how it became a prime target for hackers. Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point have noticed a sharp uptick in “Zoom” domain name registrations since people started self-quarantining to combat the coronavirus. According to...

In such unprecedented times, how to adapt to become an effective "change leader"? Often, we have clients in senior management who land in a new organization and opine that there is need for "culture change." We are experiencing such rapid change we often forget to appreciate the velocity...

Working from home has many benefits but we need to make sure our data is protected. Check The Irish Times' article for some tips on how to keep data safe during remote times.  Technology is the great enabler allowing large numbers of people to work from...

Leading in such turbulent times can seem very difficult. Read below essential dos and don’ts to thrive during this period of change. We’ve written before about terribly untrue sayings and assumptions that people mistake for workplace wisdom. But, we have to admit, there’s one cliché mantra we...

 Practicing empathy is one of the most important things leaders can do right now. In such turbulent and unprecedented times, great leaders go back to the basics. Read more below.  That may seem obvious. But what's less obvious is why connection is crucial right now, and...

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, probably the biggest crisis of our time. We need leadership more than ever, however, most leaders have never faced such unprecedented circumstances. The article below lists the five most common leadership challenges during this period. Last week, everything changed....

Experts say it will still take a while to feel the fallout from coronavirus-related breaches. According to the WSJ article, the use of private devices and services gives hackers the opportunity to search for valuable data.  As millions of U.S. workers frantically pivoted to remote work...

If you're working from home, you might be discussing some confidential matters around your smart speakers. Can we trust them? Joe Hancock, from UK law firm Mishcon de Reya, advises muting those devices. Read ZDNet's article below.  Those not used to working from home must be going through...

How to maximize and measure your cybersecurity investments? Read TechRepublic's article below.   Spending money on cybersecurity tends to be a point of angst for company decision makers. Besides being nebulous, most cybersecurity spends do poorly when subjected to Return On Investment (ROI) calculations. To that point, security...