Security

Gartner Lists Top Security and Risk Management Trends in 2021

Gartner has revealed its list of the top security and risk management trends that will shape the business landscape in 2021. There are eight trends in total, which have been grouped into three categor...

[IMPROVED FEATURE] Increased Security of the API: Remote Desktop Manager with Devolutions Web Login

I am pleased to highlight that in the latest version of Remote Desktop Manager version 2021.1, we have increased the level of security for the API that pairs Remote Desktop Manager with Devolutions We...

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[NEW] Security Advisories

Here at Devolutions, one of our core values is to be transparent in our actions across the organization. As part of this commitment, today I am pleased to announce that going forward, we will be publi...

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Is an MDR the Right Solution for Your Organization?

Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is an outsourced cybersecurity management service that provides organizations with 360-degree visibility into security and proactive detection of cyber threats. MD...

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How Remote Working Is Permanently Changing the Business Landscape

For more than a year now, people have been craving a “return to normal,” both professionally and personally. And while there is reason to be cautiously optimistic that things are stabilizing, some asp...

10 Ways to Increase VPN Security

Here is a question I get a lot: “Do virtual private networks provide effective security for businesses?” The short answer is: Yes! Now, here is the longer answer: VPNs use encryption to create a secur...

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SolarWinds & Solorigate: What Happened, Why it Matters & What Happens Next

There are so many data breaches these days, that they all seem to morph together into an endless cycle of cyber destruction. Indeed, we have gone from being shocked at stories about hacks (remember Ta...

10 Reasons to Strengthen Identity Security with Single Sign-On (SSO)

We are living through historic times. I can’t believe that one day we will tell our kids: “I remember when people fought for toilet paper during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Or actually, our kids may be ev...

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7 Lessons Learned from the Biggest Data Breaches of 2020

Recently, we looked at some of the biggest data breaches of 2020. Here is a recap of some of the most notable incidents: ,300,000 users were impacted by a mass account hijacking campaign at Nintendo...

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The Biggest Data Breaches of 2020

It goes without saying that the biggest story of 2020 — or make that the 21st century so far — was the coronavirus pandemic. However, while that crisis raged on, hackers did not go into “lockdown mode...

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The Importance of Using a Password Manager

Recently, Devolutions surveyed decision-makers in SMBs worldwide on a variety of key cybersecurity practices and trends. Answers to each question are presented in this report and highlighted in this i...

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8 Browser Extensions to Protect Your Privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said: “Our own information is being weaponized against us with military efficiency. Every day, billions of dollars change hands and countless decisions are made on the basis of ...

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The State of Password Security in 2020-2021 for SMBs: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

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Social Media Breaches So Far in 2020

There are still a few months left in 2020, but already this year we have seen several high-profile social media data breaches, including: ,In February, Twitter suspended a large network of fake acco...

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MDR Showdown: Developers vs. Reseller/Integrators

The ecosystem of companies offering safety oversight services is diverse. There are IT outsourcers that provide security services as an add-on to other IT services (networking, etc.). There are firms ...

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The Devolutions Cybersecurity Guide

The cybersecurity field is broad and constantly growing. To help you stay on top of best practices, tips, tricks, and warnings, we are pleased to provide this Cybersecurity Guide. It is a curated coll...

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Why Segregation of Duties Is a Must for SMBs + Best Practices and Policies

Today’s hackers aren’t just targeting enterprises and governments. They’re also launching attacks against SMBs, and the reason is very simple: due to their relatively small size and limited funds, SMB...

TUTORIAL: How to Generate Secure Self-Signed Server and Client Certificates with OpenSSL

For testing purposes, it is necessary to generate secure self-signed server and client certificates. However, I have found that many tutorials available on the web are complicated, and they do not cov...

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Privileged Account Abuse: Who’s Doing It, Signs to Watch For & How to Reduce the Risk

Users with privileged account access are given “the keys to the kingdom” — or at least the keys to valuable floors and rooms in the kingdom — so they can be more productive and efficient while carryin...

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[COVID-19] Hackers Are Targeting SMBs During the Pandemic & How to Fight Back

Before the world became gripped by the coronavirus pandemic, SMBs were already viewed as “ground zero” for cybercrime. Here are some alarming numbers: ,Two-thirds of SMBs have suffered a cyberattack...