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An estimated 58 percent or more of American knowledge workers are now working remotely. This number is up by more than 30 percent from pre COVID-19 averages, and dwarfs previous figures that reported roughly seven percent of the U.S.’s 140 million civilian employees worked from home. To many, this mass exodus from the conventional workplace has been a welcome shift in employer expectations and telework policies. For organizations that don’t typically allow remote work, however, enabling it at a moment’s notice has raised serious logistical, compliance and security challenges.

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