RealVNC has recently engaged with Berlin-based security consultancy Cure53 to perform a complete security audit of its flagship VNC Connect remote access service. The audit included VNC Server and VNC Viewer on all supported platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS), the VNC Connect management portal, and backend services.
Without some form of remote access, threat actors conducting a cyberattack simply wouldn’t succeed. Threat actors leverage remote access services at a number of points within an attack, making it an important – and perhaps necessary – part of a cyberattack. So, how can you plan and prop up a defense against attacks?
Because they have have been in the past used by cybercriminals for a variety of threat actions , there’s sometimes an association that may occur in some organizations between VNC-based remote access solutions and malicious activity. However, a secure VNC solution, used as intended, can bring a lot of benefits to your organization.
At a time when remote access has become a necessary part of most organizations’ operations, it’s necessary to take a look at whether the access provided actually maintains organizational security, productivity, and accessibility. Use of remote access (of every flavor and vendor) by organizations has become a staple due to the shift to a hybrid … Read more