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ASSA ABLOY’s one simple door upgrade ensures a home office is private and secure

Has the growth in working from home (WFH) outpaced the ability to keep a home office environment secure? Hybrid working combining WFH with on-site attendance grew steadily in the decade up to 2019. It is now here to stay: One-quarter of the workforce in Finland, for example, principally worked from home in 2020, according to one study.
Security or privacy WFH
However, many repurposed domestic spaces are not equipped with the security or privacy WFH requires. “In many organisations, the convenience and productivity advantages of home and hybrid working are significant,” says Lars Angelin, Business Development Manager, Aperio & Code Handle at ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions EMEIA.
“WFH will remain at least for some employees, some of the time. In these cases, the security of the home office needs attention.”
Why lock home office?
“Home security for hybrid workers does not begin and end at the front door. A domestic work…