Contrary to popular assumption that working and studying from home might brought relief to Filipinos, an online survey during the pandemic showed otherwise.
The DICT announced on Tuesday, July 7, the activation of a microsite under the Gov.PH domain (wfh.gov.ph) to provide government employees a host of remote work tools, tips, and other learning materials for their telecommuting needs.
The National Privacy Commission issued on Friday, June 5, an updated guideline as a response to the concerns raised by stakeholders on returning-to-work and current work-from-home arrangements.
The website’s #TogetherAhead initiative will focus on highlighting home-based and freelance employment opportunities, which are now posted on its dedicated Covid-19 Jobs and Resources Hub.
Lenovo has released a study revealing that smarter technologies are now fueling remote working as extended quarantines push employees and businesses to expand work-from-home (WFH) set-ups.
The NPC said the WFH setup is a viable strategy to balance the need to preserve the health and well-being of an organization’s workforce with the need to continuously operate and provide services to the public.
In a joint advisory, the UK’s National Cyber Seurity Centre and the US Department of Homeland Security said cybercriminals are “scanning for known vulnerabilities in remote working tools and software, which is evidence that they are looking to take advantage of the increase in people working from home.”
French tech firm Alcatel-Lucent has announced it is offering three months of free license for its Rainbow enterprise collaboration tool to support local businesses greatly affected by the impact of Covid-19.