Welcome!

Cloud Security Authors: Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Zakia Bouachraoui, Yeshim Deniz

Related Topics: Cloud Security

News Feed Item

Remote Desktop Control Features Accommodate Security Best Practices

Bomgar, Manufacturers of the First Appliance-Based Help Desk Support Software in the Industry, Sponsors On-Demand Round Table Discussion With Security Experts

RIDGELAND, MS -- (Marketwire) -- 08/28/08 -- As data security and compliance issues combine with an increase in enterprise mobility and the burgeoning number of partnerships, service and support desks have a new awareness of data privacy and integrity. Bomgar, manufacturers of the first remote desktop control appliance in the industry, sponsored a round table discussion with security experts to help enterprises mitigate risk. This discussion is now available as an on-demand webcast.

The discussion, "Risky Business. Is Your Support Center Introducing New Risks Into Your Business?," is hosted by John Ragsdale, VP of Technology Research, SSPA/AFSMI. Panelists include Phil Smiley, Director of IT Security for BMC Software, Phil Demuth, VP of Internal Systems for ITI Fiserv, and Bomgar's Nathan McNeill, VP of Product Strategy.

The group discusses the complexity of delivering IT and technical support services in this security-sensitive and technologically demanding environment and offers advice on best practices. Topics include the security of data in third party situations, accountability, authentication, the principle of least privilege, and the audit trail.

Statistics are cited from a recent report regarding data breach incidents from 2004 though 2007. According to the report, over 40% of such incidents could have been avoided if the remote access or remote control mechanism was more auditable or more secured.

Bomgar's remote desktop control appliance, which has been independently evaluated by Symantec, offers unparalleled security through on-site, appliance-based deployment, 256-bit AES SSL encryption, logs and video recordings of virtual support sessions, granular management of support rep privileges, and the ability to set group policies for managing permissions.

According to McNeill, the security practices of many of the enterprises he has dealt with put them at risk. "You are responsible for what happens using your technology and it's impossible to outsource liability," said McNeill. "What your partners do, what your service providers do and the technologies they use to support you can hurt you because you are ultimately responsible. The buck stops with the company that sends out the earnings reports."

For more information from this panel of experts on their advice on security best practices, listen to "Risky Business." For more information on Bomgar's remote desktop control appliance and how it can help mitigate risk inherent in IT and help desk support services, visit www.bomgar.com.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=824921

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contact

Melissa Dent
601-519-0139
[email protected]

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
CloudEXPO has been the M&A capital for Cloud companies for more than a decade with memorable acquisition news stories which came out of CloudEXPO expo floor. DevOpsSUMMIT New York faculty member Greg Bledsoe shared his views on IBM's Red Hat acquisition live from NASDAQ floor. Acquisition news was announced during CloudEXPO New York which took place November 12-13, 2019 in New York City.
OpsRamp is an enterprise IT operation platform provided by US-based OpsRamp, Inc. It provides SaaS services through support for increasingly complex cloud and hybrid computing environments from system operation to service management. The OpsRamp platform is a SaaS-based, multi-tenant solution that enables enterprise IT organizations and cloud service providers like JBS the flexibility and control they need to manage and monitor today's hybrid, multi-cloud infrastructure, applications, and wor...
The Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (MSAI) provides a comprehensive framework of theory and practice in the emerging field of AI. The program delivers the foundational knowledge needed to explore both key contextual areas and complex technical applications of AI systems. Curriculum incorporates elements of data science, robotics, and machine learning-enabling you to pursue a holistic and interdisciplinary course of study while preparing for a position in AI research, operations, ...
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the mod...
Tapping into blockchain revolution early enough translates into a substantial business competitiveness advantage. Codete comprehensively develops custom, blockchain-based business solutions, founded on the most advanced cryptographic innovations, and striking a balance point between complexity of the technologies used in quickly-changing stack building, business impact, and cost-effectiveness. Codete researches and provides business consultancy in the field of single most thrilling innovative te...
Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
Darktrace is the world's leading AI company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians from the University of Cambridge, Darktrace's Enterprise Immune System is the first non-consumer application of machine learning to work at scale, across all network types, from physical, virtualized, and cloud, through to IoT and industrial control systems. Installed as a self-configuring cyber defense platform, Darktrace continuously learns what is ‘normal' for all devices and users, updating its understa...
With the introduction of IoT and Smart Living in every aspect of our lives, one question has become relevant: What are the security implications? To answer this, first we have to look and explore the security models of the technologies that IoT is founded upon. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nevi Kaja, a Research Engineer at Ford Motor Company, discussed some of the security challenges of the IoT infrastructure and related how these aspects impact Smart Living. The material was delivered interac...
Intel is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley. It is the world's second largest and second highest valued semiconductor chip maker based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung, and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers (PCs). Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactu...