Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) and Security Risk

February 19, 2018 / GuidesFor Team

RMM system has a lot of benefits. They can increase the available skilled talent to manage mission-critical servers. It can reduce downtimes and response times. It also allows lights-out data centers with saves both costs and the environment.

The RMM system can get root access of any server to perform necessary maintenance and updates. Root access can also allow hackers to do all sorts of malicious activities. Having remote access to administrators means its possible for anyone else to have remote administrative access to the same servers.

Kaspersky Global IT Security survey shows that 44% of businesses don’t have a fully implemented security solution. Assuming service providers are higher than the average, but it would still be vulnerable. The article mentions common pitfalls on RMM and cybersecurity and how to mitigate the problem.
– Miyagi Kazuki

Read the source article at Security Intelligence

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