What is third-party remote access?

Risk management is critical for any company looking for growth and profit instead of liabilities and reputational damages. So let’s answer an important question: is third-party remote access and why should you ...

Reputation risks: How cyberattacks affect consumer perception

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Regularly, conversations regarding cyberattacks are often limited to the organization or company that was hacked. We talk about what led to the attack, how it was found and reported, and the associated ...

Broad supply chain security ripples from the Ripple20 IoT “mega vulnerability”

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The recent announcement of the Ripple20 “mega-vulnerability” in Internet of Things (IoT) devices that use the Treck, Inc. IP stack highlights the increasing exposure and danger that organizations of all sizes and ...

Consumer password habits: Concerning, not surprising

Whether it’s a sticky note, a phone app, or keeping a password saved on your computer, we don’t always take all the precautions that we should to keep our password a secret ...

You found your vendor management solution: What’s next?

The term “onboarding” is typically known in the HR world in regards to onboarding a new employee, but in the vendor privileged access management (VPAM) world it takes on a whole new ...
Implementing Role-Based Access Controls for third-party access

Implementing Role-Based Access Controls for third-party access

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Role-Based Access Control or RBAC as it’s commonly referred to as has been considered a core best practice for organizations to protect their IT assets for a long time. According to NIST, ...

Best practices for third-party vendor access

Enterprises should be aware that vendors and employees need to have very different logins and credentials. It’s imperative that businesses have much more granular control over remote vendor access to their networks ...

Key elements of third-party remote access audit controls

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I have written often about the three main principles of sound Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM); they are identify, control and audit. By using these three basic control areas, risk from third parties ...
How to secure third-party remote access

Behind the Scenes: Why organizations fail to secure third-party remote access

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In the latest episode of our Behind the Scenes interview series, we’re looking at a crucial question: Why do so many organizations fail at securing third-party remote access? Our exclusive interview is ...

Seven reasons why businesses get hacked

It's not a matter of if your company will be hacked - but when. Planning and ongoing preparation is the ultimate protection against cyber-attacks. Our guest blogger and cybersecurity expert, Marco Essomba, ...