Retail network security – beyond Point of Sale systems

Our retail customers choose Netop Remote Control because of our high degree of configurability and advanced security options. In working with retailers in deploying a remote support solution that gives them the access they need to their in-store technology – including POS systems – without compromising PCI compliance, our experts often touch upon broader questions regarding network security.… Read on

New possibilities opening up with NRC 12.6


The recent release of Netop Remote Control version 12.60 includes new features like support for Windows Server 2016 and an email-based multi-factor authentication option. You can learn all about the new release here , but if you ask me, the real excitement won’t be found in the release notes or be seen on the promotional pages of the website.… Read on

RAT infestation? The threat of Remote Access Trojans on Android devices

The return of the SpyNote RAT as a fake Netflix app in late January gave notice that Remote Access Trojans may be the next large scale cyber threat.  Originally surfaced in the summer of 2016, SpyNote is a robustly featured malware that gives its owners remote administrative control of the Android device on which it is installed.… Read on

Expanded remote mobile support and authentication – Netop Remote Control 12.6!

We’re happy to announce the arrival of the newest version of Netop Remote Control!  Netop Remote Control 12.6 includes native two-factor authentication – ideal for service providers who require multi-factor authentication to maintain PCI-compliant remote access into point-of-sale systems, ATM fleets and other technology.  … Read on

VSA and Evaluating the Security of Third-Party Providers

For efficiency and expertise, businesses are more reliant on third-party services than ever. As this reliance grows, so does the likelihood that these trusted third parties will have access to business-critical network segments, equipment and data.… Read on