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Secure Remote Privileged Access for Your Vendors’ Technicians

Many organizations depend on a variety of external vendors to support their IT infrastructure, network and systems. In many cases, they overlook remote third-party access as a privileged access point that requires narrow security controls. “Most organizations granting remote privileged ...
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Remote Access and GDPR Part 3: The Impact of Requiring Consent

According to a recent report by Varonis, only 4 out of 10 companies in Europe have made compliance with the GDPR deadline a priority. At this point, this lack of preparation is remarkable. Consent to process personal data is one ...
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Remote Access and GDPR Part 2: Pseudonymization and Encryption

The pseudonymization and encryption of personal data is required by the GDPR, but before we dive into this, ask yourself: how confident am I in my understanding of these terms? Even seasoned IT professionals struggle with these – especially when ...
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Remote Access and GDPR: A Compliance Odyssey – Part 1

With the release of the updated General Data Protection Regulation, its impact on remote control software has been on my mind a lot recently. If the topic of remote control and data protection doesn’t ring your bell, I understand. Unless ...
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Best Practices to Protect the Retail Environment

The new year is here and with it comes new consumer behavior and demands. Retailers are incorporating in-store innovations to provide the best customer experience possible, making their retail infrastructure even more complex than before. With this in mind, we’ve ...
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Five Ways to Restrict User Access

For IT administrators in the retail, financial and government sectors, security is often a top priority. Given the sensitive nature of the data these organizations collect and store, they can't afford to incur a security breach. As such, they will ...
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A checklist for managing vendor network access

One nice thing about retail network security being front-of-mind is that more resources are popping up to help retail IT teams.  Over at his Front Line Sentinel blog, Matthew Pascucci has done a good job of walking through the steps ...
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VPN Threats to the Public Sector on the Rise in 2021

  Over the past few months, cyberattacks against devices protected by Pulse Secure VPN have surged. These attacks happened in the aftermath of the SolarWinds breach, which affected, among others, numerous government agencies. Government agencies use VPN technology to shield ...
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Kaseya Attack Impacts MSPs for the Third Time in Under 3 Years

Kaseya Remote Monitoring is Struck by Another Cyberattack  Early in July, hundreds of businesses worldwide were impacted in a supply-chain ransomware attack, in which hackers exploited a vulnerability in a remote management tool called Kaseya VSA. Hackers deployed REvil ransomware ...
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9 MSP Data Breach Response Best Practices

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have to safeguard their own data as well as that of their clients. With cyberattacks that continue to leverage phishing and ransomware, the importance of data breach response best practices cannot be underestimated. According to a 2020 ...
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Switch to Impero from SolarWinds Dameware

Businesses that use Dameware for remote access got some troubling news in December 2020: the SolarWinds attack was among the most severe cyberattacks ever committed. More than 18,000 malicious updates were sent to SolarWinds customers, causing as much as $100 billion in damages. ...
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Webinar: Using ATM Remote Management for Business Agility

Keeping ATMs safe and functional can be a real challenge, especially during a pandemic. Many banks and financial services companies are turning to ATM remote management so the machines can be fixed from the comfort of a central location instead ...
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Do More with OnDemand

Use OnDemand Sessions for Fast, Secure, Temporary Access Impero Connect provides secure remote access for all your devices. But what about the devices you don’t manage? How do you support users on their personal computers or get temporary access to ...
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Do More with Confirm Access

Confirm Access to Ensure Privacy on Remote Machines Do More With Confirm Access (video). The Confirm Access feature of Netop Remote Control is a powerful tool to ensure the privacy of data stored on remote machines, minimize disruptions to end ...
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How to Work From Home Securely with the Netop Portal

You may be aware of all the people in masks trying to access sensitive data on your company servers. Cybercriminals? No, they're just remote workers, adjusting to doing their jobs in a pandemic.  More employees than ever are working from ...
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4 Critical Remote Desktop Threats to Avoid

  Due to the self-isolation caused by COVID-19 people were forced to take their professional and some personal communication online this year. This increased activity triggered malicious incidents such as malware, data-related breaches, and phishing. In March alone, Google banned ...
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Driving ROI with Remote Access Software

Part 10 of 10 in our Complete Guide to Secure Remote Access in Retail.  Retail operations go far beyond a credit card swipe, especially in today’s global economy and rise in Internet of Things (IoT). Retailers rely on a vast ...
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