Security and Privacy

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4 Common Security Gaps in Network Access Controls

Keeping your business safe has never been more challenging. With growing numbers of access points and short-staffed IT departments, access control in network security is an ever-present challenge. To help solve security problems, a number of companies, small and large, ...
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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. ...
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[WEBINAR] Calculating the ROI of Remote Support for ATMs

Are you spending too much on ATM support? Financial institutions tend to overspend by 47,000 USD each year on unnecessary service trips. In this webinar we review the underlying research along with best practices for reducing costs. Join us and ...
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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 ...
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That TeamViewer remote access hack was worse than previously thought

A security firm recently revealed new details about one of the more significant TeamViewer hacks, which happened in 2016, showing that billions of devices may have been affected or vulnerable.  It seems that TeamViewer was hacked by Chinese-backed group APT41, ...
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VPN exploits are being targeted by state-sponsored hackers

It's one thing to protect your network from run-of-the-mill cybercriminals. It's quite another to fend off attacks from state-sponsored hacking consortiums.  Yet that might be a real concern for your business, according to the UK's National Cyber Security Centre, as ...
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Unattended Access: Improving Security and Efficiency for Businesses

Unattended access, also known as unattended remote access, is a way of accessing devices remotely, even if the device is not being used. With businesses becoming more globalized and workforces working remotely, there is an increased need for remote access ...
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Troubleshoot Mass Deployments, Patches and Updates Readily Through Continuous Integration

All IT developers are well-acquainted with the familiar advice offered by Murphy's law: "If something can go wrong, it will." Nothing is more certain than that a code change, update, patch or mass deployment for an existing system always has ...
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[GUIDE] 10 Common Remote Access Errors to Avoid

When a business network is compromised, the financial impact can be immense. Many small and midsize businesses would be unable to recover from a data breach. Clearly, companies need to safeguard consumer data. At the same time, they can’t be ...
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VPN Alternatives: Corporate VPN Solutions for Remote Access

As technology advances, a cycle starts to develop when it comes to data security. First, hackers discover the vulnerabilities of new technology and exploit them. As a result, cybersecurity experts plug the holes or develop new, safer technology. For several ...
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Impero Connect & EMT at GITEX Global 2021

Impero Solutions & EMT Distribution at GITEX Global 2021

Impero is  proud to participate in GITEX Global 2021, a world-class tech event that will take place between the 17th and 21st of October at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Our company will participate in ...
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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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Netop Remote Control is now Impero Connect

With last week's release of Impero Connect v12.9, our customers are no longer using Netop Remote Control — although the software still looks and feels familiar. When Impero acquired Netop in early 2021, the core development team stayed intact. After ...
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How to Prevent Third-Party Data Breaches

Companies that know how to prevent a data breach can avoid costly fines, loss of business, and damage to their reputation. With more and more collaboration between organizations, vendors, suppliers, and users happening online, the threat of third-party data breaches ...
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What is the IoMT & How is it Impacting Healthcare?

The origin of the term IoMT comes from the broader category – the internet of things. Healthcare trends and rapid technological advancements in medical spaces then made it impossible to ignore that IoMT is a category all by itself. According ...
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IoMT Security: How to Secure Connected Medical Devices

There are over 3.7 million medical devices in use worldwide that monitor our bodies in healthcare settings. A recent FDA report found 164 cyber threats present per 1000 connected devices. The explosion of online devices in the healthcare industry is ...
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Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Security: Everything You Need to Know

As original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) embrace advanced technology and internet-enabled sensors, the industrial internet of things, or IIoT, continues to drive efficiency and growth. In 2020, the market for IIoT was estimated to reach over $77 billion. But with each ...
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Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry: A Complete Guide

Healthcare cybersecurity is rapidly becoming a hot button issue for healthcare workers and IT professionals. Over the last five years alone, more than 157 million individuals have been affected by healthcare data breaches. These data breaches represent costly interruptions for ...
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Remote Assistance vs. Remote Desktop: Understanding the Difference

Technology has radically changed the way people think about work. Although many people still commute from home to a workplace, more and more remote workers are doing their jobs anywhere with an internet connection. Others work flexible hours, splitting time ...
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How to Make Sure Your Remote Access is Secure

No matter what industry you’re in, there are plenty of reasons why you may need remote access computer software. Whether it’s to access work files from a remote location, give employees the option to work from home, or need an ...
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