91% of IT teams have felt 'forced' to trade security for business operations

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A new survey suggests that the majority of IT staff have felt pressured to ignore security concerns in favor of business operations.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused enormous economic damage, and as the virus continues to sweep across the globe, many businesses have suffered. In order to keep operations ticking over — or to facilitate the changes needed in order to survive — employers turned to virtual meetings and remote working. 

While working from home may once have appeared to be just a temporary measure, remote and hybrid work is now firmly entrenched in some sectors — and there may be serious ramifications for cybersecurity.

On Thursday, HP Wolf Security published a new study, the Security Rebellions & Rejections report, which combines data from an online YouGov survey targeting office workers that adopted WFH and global research conducted with IT decision-makers. 

In total, 91% of those surveyed said that they have

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