5 Hot New-Collar Job Skills For A Post-COVID-19 World
COVID-19 is changing the working landscape around the globe, but it’s not all bad. The crisis has exposed emerging areas of opportunity in the tech space and executives from leading tech vendors and solution providers weigh in on the job roles and skills that will be needed in a post-pandemic world.
Security And Governance Specializations
The work from home movement due to the coronavirus outbreak won't be winding down anytime soon. That's because many businesses are now seeing first-hand how remote working products from networking, to collaboration, are working and employees are staying just as productive as they are inside the walls of the office. But whether you're accessing the network in the office or at home, that connection needs to be secure, according to Gordon Mackintosh, vice president of global channels and virtual sales at Juniper Networks.
The so-called "new normal" could create security gaps for businesses that don't have the right expertise in place to handle IT security and governance, which has arguably never been more important as employees access sensitive applications from home or as more businesses move their data off-premise and into the cloud. Many businesses and solution provider organizations will be focusing on security, privacy, and governance in a post-COVID world, if they haven't started already, which will lead to more jobs in this area.