Archive for the ‘Rethink Remote Access’ Category

Virtual Private Networks as a Service (VPNaaS), Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) and Cloud Remote Access are different solutions addressing the same market requirement – the ability for remote employees to securely access corporate networks via the Internet with a managed solution.  Many enterprises have realized the benefits of using cloud services in other areas [...]

At one point or another, we’ve all been blindsided by news that has literally changed our lives. Though we’re often left momentarily stunned, it’s imperative to figure out how to adjust and carry on. It’s not always easy, but you know the expression – where there’s a will, there’s a way. However, the discontinuation of [...]

A new worm that targets embedded devices started to spread during the holiday season. The Zollard worm, which targets various devices running on Linux, has brought to light the numerous security vulnerabilities Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints pose for corporate networks. Researchers at Symantec discovered the worm just before Thanksgiving and said “it appears to be [...]

When we last spoke about advanced persistent threats (APTs), the New York Times had just fallen victim to an attack that used malware to create new network patterns that allowed it to remain undetected by traditional network security systems. Unfortunately, APTs have only grown in prominence, and malice, since then. Recently, Dark Reading published an [...]

As previously discussed, mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs have become staples of today’s working world. As such, it is more important than ever to recognize that the overall integrity and security of IT networks is ultimately determined by the weakest links in the communication chain. Ironically, the weakest links tend to be the same mobile [...]