9 min

The Risks of Remote Access Cybersecurity Sense

    • Technology

Remote access to networks has become commonplace in today’s IT environments, as this access is mainly used for IT support, power users, and developers. While this capability can be provided in a safe and secure manner, it can also be deployed in a manner that leaves the organization at great risk.

When Remote Desktop is enabled, attackers can brute force administrator credentials, because you can’t lock out the administrator account due to excessive failed logins. Is your network at risk?

Remote access to networks has become commonplace in today’s IT environments, as this access is mainly used for IT support, power users, and developers. While this capability can be provided in a safe and secure manner, it can also be deployed in a manner that leaves the organization at great risk.

When Remote Desktop is enabled, attackers can brute force administrator credentials, because you can’t lock out the administrator account due to excessive failed logins. Is your network at risk?

9 min

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