collage of circuits and padlocks A Zero Trust approach to cybersecurity may seem stringent, but the approach enables companies to reassert control over their own assets to protect their data and employees. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The pandemic forced companies to take drastic safety measures, and as a result, millions of office workers became full-time remote employees virtually overnight. A year later, the experiment is still ongoing. According to a recent Upwork survey, all-remote and hybrid workforces are here to stay for many companies: the expected growth rate for all-remote workforces over the next five years doubled, and about 62% of hiring managers expect their workforces to be more remote in the future.

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