Mitali Roy

Top 6 remote working best practices

Earlier this year, both employers and their employees around the world found themselves in need of a remote working policy. With lockdowns and the closures of mass transit systems as well as the need for self-isolation and social distancing, working from home became a pressing necessity rather than a privilege available to few.

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Aaron Forbes

How to secure your home network for WFH [survey]

The sudden shift for companies from a permanent workplace to working from home comes with employee frustrations and dozens of security problems that can leave an IT helpdesk swamped. Learning to mitigate these issues and prevent them from happening in the first place is the best thing a company can do for its employees—and it’ll pay off in the future too.

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Aaron Forbes

Minim partners with technology service distributor Telarus

 Starting today, Minim has announced its exclusive partnership with Telarus, the largest privately-held technology services distributor in the United States. By partnering together, our aim is to solve the biggest network security and management problems that arise from companies shifting to a work-from-home model.

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Alec Rooney

VPN: from protector to attack conduit in the new remote work era

According to NPR, about a third of Americans are now working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This unique challenge presents new problems for corporate IT and Information Security departments who provide the support their employees need while working from home. Arguably, the biggest challenge they face is providing support for their employees’ home networks.

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Employee burnout in the time of COVID-19

“I’m thinking of moving on.” Those five words are what made us pay attention to the issue of burnout. They came from an employee who started with us a couple years ago: a top performer and extremely valued team member.

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [May 2020]

Last month, employees working from home continued to be a top target for cyber attackers. This May smart home cybersecurity news roundup highlights the latest remote work danger, as well as a recent security update for a popular smart home device. Check out below.

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Samantha Albano

Alternative to Meraki for SMB and residential [comparison]

As an industry-leading cloud-managed IT solution, Cisco Meraki provides several products for enterprise network management: WLAN, next gen firewall, unified network insights, and more. But, it's certainly not a one-size-fits-all solution set. For many businesses, the Cisco Meraki infrastructure, provider lock-in, and expertise needed to accomplish the business' goals inspire them to explore their ...

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news: Malware stats amid COVID-19 [April 2020]

The smart home's attack surface has only grown since the start of COVID-19. As remote workers connect new devices to their home networks, access sensitive work files, and use work devices for personal use, attackers are paying attention. Here's what some of the most recent data (including Minim's) shows regarding malware found on the home office network.

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Andy Piggott

Working remotely with kids: tips from a Minim parent

Recently, Minim joined the NH Tech Alliance webinar Going Remote 101 to explore how business can help their employees transition to remote work while maintaining a work-life balance. As the topic of working remotely with kids came up, I thought I'd share some of the strategies that have helped my family to during this time. I hope these tips are helpful and would love to hear what your family is ...

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Samantha Albano

Using Zoom video meeting at home

Video conference platform usage is surging as the world continues to practice social distancing in response to COVID-19. Considering Zoom? Here are some stats and a handy getting started guide!

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