Defending teleworking against the security backlash
Washington, D.C. - When a Department of Veterans Affairs analyst lost a laptop to burglars, some pointed the finger at telework. As laptop thefts and data breaches mount, telework advocates defend work-at-home initiatives.
Telework is being championed as a vital part of business continuity plans, particularly as agencies prepare for potential pandemic flu crisis. Increasing gas prices, traffic congestion and housing costs also are driving telework interest and promotion.