Remote Access and GDPR Part 3: The Impact of Requiring Consent

Quick, what is the most boring thing you can think of?

  • Sitting in traffic
  • Any company meeting that involves PowerPoint
  • Watching professional golf (that can’t just be me?)
  • Discussions of the role Consent plays in applying EU General Data Protection Regulations to the use of remote access and remote control software

I doubt the topic of GDPR Consent and remote access software was on your list.… Read on

Remote Access and GDPR Part 2: Pseudonymization and Encryption

The pseudonymisation and encryption of personal data is required by the GDPR, but before we dive into this, ask yourself: how confident am I in my understanding of these terms? Even seasoned IT professionals struggle with these – especially when spelling and pronouncing them.… Read on

Remote Access and GDPR: A Compliance Odyssey – Part 1

With the release of the updated General Data Protection Regulation, its impact on remote control software has been on my mind a lot recently. If the topic of remote control and data protection doesn’t ring your bell, I understand. Unless you are a member of the help desk crowd, you probably don’t share my interest in remote control software.… Read on


Are user credentials sufficient for secure authentication? 

No. The use of user credentials (username and password) by itself presents a high risk of unauthorized access and is no longer a viable option for secure authentication.

Is two-factor authentication the solution?Read on

NRC 12.61 – big value from a minor release

On May 17, Netop Remote Control version 12.61 becomes available. Technically, this is a “minor” update, but if you manage hardware with Intel vPro technology, you’ll find major value with this new release.

The new version includes a variety of updates, fixes, and improvements, but the star of the show is support for Intel Active Management Technology (AMT).… Read on