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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY | Staff Reporter, Singapore
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SG leads APAC in WFH arrangements: AT&T

However, 12% of surveyed senior managers said their companies weren’t 'well prepared'.

Singapore leads Asia-Pacific in terms of the implementation of work-from-home arrangements at 97%, revealed the results of communications and technology leader AT&T’s commissioned research.

Less than half (44%) of surveyed companies in Singapore said that remote workers are accessing corporate data through personal devices, a rate higher than the regional average of 35%.

Moreover, 12% of Singaporean senior managers said their companies were “not well prepared to manage [the] migration of their workforce from office to home.”

More than half of Singaporean respondents (54%) believed that companies should “encourage staff to care more about cybersecurity by sharing information about the nature and frequency of attacks, as well the business consequences,” whilst 52% said more training was necessary.

About 54% of respondents in Singapore said companies should encourage staff to care more about cybersecurity by sharing information about the nature and frequency of attacks, as well the business consequences

The research also revealed that currently, 85% of Singaporean IT managers rely on external security providers.

The survey polled 500 IT decision-makers from Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia.
 

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