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As workers continue to stay home to reduce the risk of Covid-19, the share of employees working partly remotely is exploding. Going forward, it seems the video and collaboration market will have a lasting effect from Covid-19.


When asked now, businesses are overwhelmingly moving towards hybrid work models with employees being able to work remotely at least some of the time. According to Gartner, 82% of enterprises allow employees to work remotely for at least some time.


The benefits of hybrid work are likely to change our work routines long-term. One thing is the likely need for social distancing for many months, but we also believe that more exposure to the benefits of hybrid work models will be a long-term driver, with increased productivity, work flexibility, and contribution to sustainability. 


This increased need for collaboration solutions that help maintain productivity and connectivity has grown exponentially and brought a renewed focus on security and data privacy.


Organizations must be able to trust that their communications are secure, now more than ever


At Pexip, we deliver a scalable, high-quality video communication platform for large enterprises, healthcare providers, and government agencies. Security and data privacy are paramount to these organizations, and we are committed to upholding a high standard of information security, privacy, and transparency for our customers. 


The Pexip platform is developed by engineers in Norway and the UK following secure development practices, strict information security policies and protocols, and using industry-standard encryption that is activated by default -- not something that needs to be turned on. Pexip’s meeting solutions are flexible deployment models designed to meet enterprises' and industries' unique privacy and security requirements.


With the Pexip Service, we're responsible for the operations, network, and infrastructure. Our customers maintain control of operating the solution and the network with the self-hosted solution. For ultimate privacy and security, customers may choose to deploy a completely self-hosted platform only accessible from a private network with no connectivity to the internet.


As such, Pexip meets the highest levels of information security and takes ongoing steps to protect the data of its customers, partners, and employees in compliance with international standards. This includes standard certifications such as ISO/IEC 27001:2013, data privacy regulations such as the EU’s GDPR (“General Data Protection Regulation”) as well as vertical compliance such as HIPAA for healthcare solutions, and JITC (“The Joint Interoperability Test Command”), a wing of the United States Department of Defense that tests and certifies information technology products for military use. 


No matter how you choose to use the Pexip solution, we are committed to following the best practices for our solution for both the private and public sectors. 


As such, we have worked with the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which has specified 14 Cloud Security Principles (CSPs) to ensure that Pexip is aligned with their cloud security principles. The NCSC provides a single point of contact for SMEs, larger organizations, government agencies, the general public, and departments in the UK and works collaboratively with other law enforcement, defense, the UK’s intelligence and security agencies, and international partners. 


This compliance makes our customers confident that using Pexip’s security-first, enterprise-grade solutions enables an organization to maintain its privacy and security standards.  


You can download the whitepaper that highlights how Pexip adheres to these principles and read more about how we uphold our high standards of information security and privacy on our security page here: https://www.pexip.com/security 


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