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Remote Access: The Pros and Cons of Virtual Private Networking

Secure remote access to IoT edge devices is one of the fundamental requirements of the Internet of Things. IoT devices are often located in places that cannot be reached easily by support technicians, such as remote locations or factory floors with access restrictions. Nevertheless, it must be possible for support staff and other authorized staff […]

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New White Paper: Browser-based Secure Remote 
 Access for the Internet of Things

Secure remote access to the built-in web server of a device is one of the fundamental building blocks for the Internet of Things. my-devices.net enables easy and secure remote access, even if the device is located behind a NAT router or a firewall and does not have a public IP address. Read our new white […]

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Introducing The New my-devices.net: Secure Cloud-Based Remote Access for The Internet of Things

We have just released a new and much improved version of my-devices.net, along with a completely new website. my-devices.net is cloud-ready service providing secure remote access to embedded devices and intelligent systems via HTTP(S) or other TCP-based protocols. With my-devices.net, any network-connected device running the my-devices.net connector software can be securely accessed remotely over the […]

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Port Forwarding and Dynamic DNS Considered Harmful

Various vendors of network-connected devices, specifically in home automation, use port forwarding and Dynamic DNS as a means to provide remote access to their devices, both for end users and for remote service purposes. However, as a recent case in Germany showed, this is a very bad idea as it opens the door for various […]

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