COVID-19 Update: MSEDP is operational and committed to responding to the needs of our customers.
COVID-19 Update: MSEDP is operational and committed to responding to the needs of our customers.
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Coronavirus Shaping Who Works From Home . . . Permanently

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the landscape of work offices around the country. Many jobs have moved to the home. At least the ones that can. However, the stay-at-home orders will slowly come to an end and social distancing measures will be implemented. This will be a tricky situation for many companies. How many people do you allow back in the office? Is anybody staying at home? What about the breakroom and meetings? These are decisions every company is going to have to make. Including right here at MSEDP.

Our IT Services Can Help You Continue To Work From Home

Twitter has recently come out and stated that some of their employees will be working remotely on a permanent basis moving forward. A Twitter spokesperson recently said the following, "We were uniquely positioned to respond quickly and allow folks to work from home given our emphasis on decentralization and supporting a distributed workforce capable of working from anywhere. The past few months have proven we can make that work."

Not every company is Twitter and we get that, but this time of working remotely can be used as a positive. Companies can evaluate who needs to work in the office when they slowly reopen and who can remain at home. Either for an extended amount of time or, like Twitter, on a more permanent basis. There are benefits to having fewer people in the office, such as less commuter traffic. And with fewer people in the office, there is less of a likelihood of any sort of sickness being passed around. Not just COVID-19. So everyone in the office can work in a healthier environment.

This only works, though, if you have the proper tools at hand. MSEDP will help you do just that. We help businesses across the country with their tech issues. And we can handle all aspects of running a website. So you can concentrate on other aspects. As part of our efforts, we can help you permanently set up employees to work remotely. We can provide you with all of the proper equipment to set up a complete remote workstation. Our techs will also give you advice on how to best manage your remote workstation. And if you have any issues, you can always reach out to us.

Call MSEDP For Help With IT Services

So if you need help managing the changing landscape, please contact MSEDP today. We can help you with any tech or web issues you may have. And we can provide you with the tools to succeed. The number for our office is (631) 761-7600. When you call, we can provide you with all of the necessary details to get the job done right.

The coronavirus pandemic has changed how many companies and businesses have had to operate. MSEDP is no different. We are currently working remotely from home during this time of crisis. And we are here to help anyone that needs help setting up a remote workstation. Or perhaps improving your remote capabilities. Working remotely is not ideal for many businesses and provides some obstacles that may need hurdling. But there is no reason why you can’t be just as productive working remotely as opposed to being in the office. With the help of MSEDP, we can help set up remote workstations so your business doesn’t lose a step. We want to help you make the best of these difficult circumstances.

​Cybercriminals Are Making The Most of This Crisis

Unfortunately, due to these unusual circumstances, cybercriminals are taking advantage of companies. So it is best to be on alert and use caution. Employees unfamiliar with remote work are the target demo. Since the internet is abuzz with coronavirus, cybercriminals have used it as an opportunity to pounce on novices. Hackers selling other hackers COVID-19 scam “kits” that are complete with fraudulent email templates used to target workers at home.

“Hackers are trying to exploit this moment in a time when everyone’s forced online,” said Dave Baggett, CEO of cybersecurity firm INKY, which is using artificial intelligence to track a “massive explosion” in corporate email attacks. These attacks actually began in late February, but have skyrocketed this week. MSEDP is aware of these issues and can help you safely navigate these issues.

Be On The Lookout For Phishing Scams

Phishing scams are the most prevalent online attack during this epidemic. A phishing scam is when emails appear to be sent from an employer or another official organization, but is really an attempt to get recipients to click on a link and input credentials and personal information. Hackers then use that information to access the corporate network, an individual’s personal accounts, or download ransomware on a device requiring users or businesses to pay sometimes staggering amounts of ransom in order to regain access.

So it is important to be safe during this time. MSEDP is there for you any way you need it. Our cybersecurity services are of the highest quality and will ensure that you are working remotely in the safest manner possible.

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