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Tackling online bullying: creating and maintaining a safe online environment: Webinar recap

Tackling bullying is a focus for many schools and organisations throughout the year but especially around November when The Anti-Bullying Alliance’s week-long campaign takes place. This year’s campaign theme was ‘One Kind Word’ which is especially relevant for how bullying has changed with the growing popularity of online learning.   We decided to commemorate Anti-Bullying week by hosting the webinar ‘Tackling online bullying: creating and maintaining a safe online environment.’ We were joined by …

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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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Access BIOS Remotely: Changing BIOS Settings via Intel vPro Support

  Every computer needs BIOS to get up and running. It is essential to the basic functions of the machine whether it is a desktop, laptop or tablet. The majority of users rarely interact with BIOS since most of its ...
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Where Remote Access Fits in a Zero Trust Security Architecture

Zero Trust Remote Access  Say goodbye to "trust but verify." Now it's "never trust, always verify, enforce least privilege." (Centrify)  What is the Zero Trust model?  Years ago, IT and security professionals began to give up on the concept of a security perimeter. ...
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Learn How Remote Support Software Has Revolutionized the IT Support Industry

IT support isn’t what it used to be - it’s better, faster and cheaper! And that’s thanks to the relatively new prevalence of remote support software. What used to take hours can now take minutes. What was a mere IT ...
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