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Impact of COVID-19 on Remote Work and Distance Learning

COVID-19 brings the same IT and security challenges to enterprises and schools alike: device usage is up, sensitive data is more vulnerable, and devices remain fragile. Check back here weekly for updated data and additional insights on remote work and distance learning trends.

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These insights leverage anonymized data from enterprise and education-specific subsets of nearly 8.5 million active, Absolute-enabled devices.

*Compliance definitions are specific to security application categories. Within the Absolute console, for the categories referenced above, compliance is defined as:

**For the purposes of this dashboard, the following apps are considered “collaboration apps:” WebEx, Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Slack, Blue Jeans, Pidgin, Flock, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Lync, and Join.Me

1. IDC, 2016.
2. Ponemon, 2019.