Monthly Archives: February 2010

Getting Ready for RSA 2010

Next week (March 1-4, 2010) I’ll be at the RSA Conference in San Fransciso.  Please come down and see Ipswitch on the floor or drop me a note to set up a private time to talk. Since we were there last year a lot has happened to Ipswitch File Transfer […]

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FTC Shouldn’t Catch Your Breaches

Using free online storage and collaboration systems dramatically increases a company’s risk of a data breach.  Many of these tools automatically synchronize desktop folders with folders in the cloud.  Compromised credentials can give hackers easy access to all of a company’s sensitive information. Companies need to monitor traffic over known […]

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Ad Hoc Transfer – More Than Email

To many companies, “ad hoc transfer” is all about getting people to quit sending large and/or sensitive data through their email clients.   With than in mind, Ipswitch File Transfer developed a web-based module for its WS_FTP Server and a similar module for its MOVEit DMZ Server to do just […]

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Time To Value

One of the most frequently asked questions that I have fielded throughout my career as both a sales person and as an executive has been  “What makes your product different from everyone else’s?” or “How is your company different?” I generally see the response go one of two ways. Either the respondent […]

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Back to security school? It’s an everyday event.

I just received my books for a refresher course in the Systems and Network Auditor training from the SANS organization.    It’s an organizational non-event, but the fact that regular security training is now common in the organization is worth reflecting on. Since we started investing in and training personnel nine […]

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Ipswitch’s insight on Cleo & Stonebranch: It all depends on what happens next

Multi-enterprise collaborative implementations and deployments can be extremely difficult to benefit from because all too often the companies deploying these solutions overly emphasize the security mechanisms and protocol support. While those aspects are important, the ecosystems around companies are expanding to include smaller partners and Prosumers that need to be […]

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I’m not a lawyer I just play one on TV OR getting whipped by the tail of the e-mail offloading

Frank: “Hey Dad, before I go off into the world what is the one bit of advice that you would give me?” Frank’s Dad: “If I had to give you one piece of advice it would be save all your receipts and tax returns for seven years in a file […]

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