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How Splashtop’s Screen Recording Feature Boosts IT Compliance

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In today's digital era, the convergence of remote work, regulatory requirements, and heightened cybersecurity threats presents a unique set of challenges for IT executives, including Vice Presidents of IT and Chief Information Officers (CIOs).

As organizations strive to maintain compliance, enhance security, and uphold accountability in their remote support operations, the role of technology solutions becomes increasingly critical. Splashtop, a trusted leader in remote access and support solutions, offers cutting-edge screen recording capabilities to empower IT executives to navigate these challenges effectively.

In this blog, we'll explore the complexities of compliance and accountability in remote work environments and how Splashtop's screen recording features provide organizations with the tools they need to achieve compliance, enhance transparency, and maintain the integrity of their remote support operations.

Challenges Faced by IT Executives

Ensuring Compliance with Industry Regulations

IT executives are tasked with navigating a complex landscape of industry-specific regulations such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), and SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act).

Compliance with these regulations requires meticulous attention to detail and proactive measures to safeguard sensitive data, protect privacy, and mitigate risks.

Managing Security Risks in Remote Work Environments

With the proliferation of remote work, IT executives face heightened security risks associated with decentralized IT infrastructures and endpoint vulnerabilities. The challenges include securing remote access to corporate networks, protecting against malware and phishing attacks, and ensuring data encryption and authentication protocols are in place to prevent unauthorized access or data breaches.

Addressing the Need for Accountability and Transparency

Maintaining accountability and transparency across IT operations is essential for building trust and credibility within organizations. IT executives must ensure that IT actions are documented, tracked, and auditable to demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

This includes monitoring user activities, tracking changes to systems and applications, and providing detailed audit trails for review and analysis.

Balancing Flexibility with Security

As organizations embrace remote work models to enhance flexibility and productivity, IT executives must balance enabling remote access and enforcing robust security measures.

This involves implementing secure remote access solutions, enforcing multi-factor authentication, and educating employees on best practices for secure remote work. Finding the right balance between flexibility and security is crucial to maintaining compliance and protecting sensitive data.

Splashtop's Role in Addressing Compliance and Accountability Challenges

Splashtop provides audit logs and screen recording capabilities to address compliance and accountability challenges in remote work environments. These features empower organizations to achieve regulatory compliance, enhance transparency, and maintain accountability effectively.

Splashtop's screen recording feature enables organizations to capture, document, and analyze IT actions. Splashtop facilitates compliance, transparency, and accountability. Key functions of Splashtop's screen recording feature include:

  • On-demand recording: Technicians can initiate screen recordings anytime during remote support sessions, capturing crucial interactions and troubleshooting steps in real-time.

  • Secure storage: Recorded sessions are securely saved on technicians' systems or Splashtop servers, ensuring data privacy and compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Comprehensive audit trails: Splashtop provides detailed audit trails of remote support sessions, including timestamps, user actions, and session details. This enables organizations to track and monitor technician activities, detect anomalies, and identify potential compliance issues.

  • Cloud Recording

    • Centralized Storage: Splashtop Enterprise customers benefit from cloud recording, which offers centralized storage of recordings on Splashtop servers. This centralized storage ensures easy access to recorded sessions.

    • Encrypted Storage: Recorded sessions stored in the cloud are encrypted, providing an additional layer of security to protect sensitive information. Additionally, recordings are securely stored for 90 days, providing organizations with a robust solution for managing screen recordings while meeting compliance requirements.


In today's remote work environment, achieving compliance, enhancing security, and maintaining accountability are paramount for organizations. Splashtop's screen recording solutions provide IT executives with the tools they need to navigate regulatory complexities, mitigate security risks, and uphold the integrity of their remote support operations.

By empowering organizations to capture, document, and analyze IT actions effectively, Splashtop enables IT executives to achieve compliance, enhance transparency, and maintain accountability with confidence and peace of mind.

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