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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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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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4 Reasons to Find Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Alternatives

In September 2018, the FBI issued a public service announcement to alert the public of cyber actors’ increased use of Remote Desktop Protocol to take part in malicious activity. More recently, with the onset of COVID-19 and remote work, a ...
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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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Case Study: OMRON Social Solutions

This week, Netop Remote Control announced a new case study with OMRON Social Solutions, based in Tokyo. OMRON Social Solutions developed the world's first automated fare collection system and is a major contributor to social infrastructure and renewable energy in ...
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Using Remote Access Tools to Adapt to Remote Work

This recent IDG Insider article describes how businesses can use remote access software to meet the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. While there are many advantages to this approach, it's also important to be aware of the risks involved ...
Read More

Tech Trends Driving Remote Access Demand

It’s 2020 and while technology continues to expand and improve, experts keep warning that the cyber threat landscape has never been more treacherous. Attacks are increasingly sophisticated and the skill gap is widening, even as 44% of businesses plan to increase their tech spend ...
Read More

CISA Recommendations for VPN Security During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Homeland Security's CISA is recommending heightened cybersecurity measures as COVID-19 sparks an increased demand for remote work. Remote work options—or telework—often require an enterprise virtual private network (VPN) solution to connect employees to an organization’s information technology (IT) network. As ...
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3 Future Trends in Data Collection for Health Care Providers

Medical professionals and healthcare providers depend on IT support to do their work in hospitals and clinics, including insurance and research. Across the industry, they need stability, efficiency, and security­–monitoring specialized medical devices, sending patient data, processing claims, and more. ...
Read More

Avast hack is the latest reason to evaluate your VPN use cases

Cybersecurity company Avast announced that its internal network was hacked via a VPN connection. The attackers compromised an employee's VPN credentials and had network access for more than four months.  Through a successful privilege escalation, the actor managed to obtain ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

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. ...
Read More

4 Reasons to Find Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Alternatives

In September 2018, the FBI issued a public service announcement to alert the public of cyber actors’ increased use of Remote Desktop Protocol to take part in malicious activity. More recently, with the onset of COVID-19 and remote work, a ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

Case Study: OMRON Social Solutions

This week, Netop Remote Control announced a new case study with OMRON Social Solutions, based in Tokyo. OMRON Social Solutions developed the world's first automated fare collection system and is a major contributor to social infrastructure and renewable energy in ...
Read More

Using Remote Access Tools to Adapt to Remote Work

This recent IDG Insider article describes how businesses can use remote access software to meet the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. While there are many advantages to this approach, it's also important to be aware of the risks involved ...
Read More

Tech Trends Driving Remote Access Demand

It’s 2020 and while technology continues to expand and improve, experts keep warning that the cyber threat landscape has never been more treacherous. Attacks are increasingly sophisticated and the skill gap is widening, even as 44% of businesses plan to increase their tech spend ...
Read More

CISA Recommendations for VPN Security During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Homeland Security's CISA is recommending heightened cybersecurity measures as COVID-19 sparks an increased demand for remote work. Remote work options—or telework—often require an enterprise virtual private network (VPN) solution to connect employees to an organization’s information technology (IT) network. As ...
Read More

3 Future Trends in Data Collection for Health Care Providers

Medical professionals and healthcare providers depend on IT support to do their work in hospitals and clinics, including insurance and research. Across the industry, they need stability, efficiency, and security­–monitoring specialized medical devices, sending patient data, processing claims, and more. ...
Read More

Avast hack is the latest reason to evaluate your VPN use cases

Cybersecurity company Avast announced that its internal network was hacked via a VPN connection. The attackers compromised an employee's VPN credentials and had network access for more than four months.  Through a successful privilege escalation, the actor managed to obtain ...
Read More