| ||Ask HN: Is 'company laptop only' a common (remote) policy?|
14 points by xcq1 11 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 28 comments |
|The mid-sized company I currently work at is implementing a new security policy. Background: The current infra setup requires all developers to connect to internal systems in order to be able to do any work.|
Right now the majority of employees have a desktop workstation and for the occasional working from home you were allowed to connect to the internal network from private devices via company VPN (if you satisfied some additional constraints). The new policy requires absolutely everyone to get a company-provided laptop which is the only device you're allowed to use VPN on to work from home.
In discussion about security vs usability one of the killer arguments of the proponents always has been that "every major (software development) company does it this way".
Does anyone have any experience if this is true? How is occasional working from home/company VPN handled for devs/engineers at your place?
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