It’s not just pasta, rice and toilet roll that have been flying off the shelves of late, as tech sales have increased drastically – with Brits looking to equip their home offices with all the gear needed to work effectively during the lockdown.
If you want to get an insight into how people are dealing with the COVID-19 lockdown, you need look no further than the apps they’re downloading and sites they’re visiting. Here you get a real indication of what people are doing with their time, and the tools they need to live and work from home.
A huge number of us are now working from home, as the COVID-19 lockdown keeps offices closed for the foreseeable future. This shouldn’t come as a worry for businesses and managers, however, as home working has been proven to increase productivity, improve concentration levels and help maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Hackers and cybercriminals have long been known to use the big current affairs to try and ensnare their victims, and it seems the ongoing COVID-19 crisis was an opportunity too good for them to miss.
Whilst governments have put the public in lockdown to help slow the spread of COVID-19, tech companies have launched their own programmes to stop another danger from spreading virally – misinformation.
If you want to better protect your business from cybercriminals – and also have the added benefit of not having to remember numerous passwords ever again – you’ll want to consider a password manager. These handy tools generate and remember super-safe passwords, so that you don’t have to.
Though video calling online is nothing new, the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic could push the technology into more homes than ever before, as friends, families and colleagues look at effective ways to keep in touch.