Monthly Archives: March 2010

Ipswitch Executive to Share Best Practices in Managed File Transfer at (ISC)2 Secure San Antonio Conference

Jonathan Lampe, VP of product management at Ipswitch, Inc., the leading developer of comprehensive secure and managed file transfer solutions, will be presenting at the (ISC)2 Secure San Antonio Conference.  His session – “When Data Moves, Do You Listen?” – will shed new light on the challenges companies face when enforcing and monitoring […]

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File Transfer vs. SOAP?

“Why are we still FTP’ing files to each other in 2010?” That is one of the philosophical questions I get to ponder almost once a week as I chat with my colleagues in the industry.  Part of the answer is easy: “Almost everyone has or knows about FTP.”   Based on […]

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Cloud vs. Global? (Topic from RSA Conference – March 3, 2010)

One of the hot debates among cloud watchers has been whether cloud vendors will someday federate and provide transparent services across continental boundaries. Microsoft provided an interesting twist to this debate just before the RSA Conference kicked off here in San Francisco. As noted by Gavin Clark in The Register: […]

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“Ipswitch is great for server-based file transfers… But what about person-to-person file sharing?”

Greetings from tradeshow floor at RSA Conference.  Over the last few days I’ve had the pleasure of talking with a dozen or so existing Ipswitch File Transfer customers that stopped by our booth at the RSA Conference. It’s always a great learning experience to hear the details of how our […]

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Best questions from floor of RSA Conference (Tuesday, March 2, 2010)

Best three questions from floor of RSA Conference today (Tuesday, March 2, 2010): 1) What are you doing about federated authentication? (state government) Answer: We’re looking at it.  Our products already offer extensive support for LDAP, RADIUS, ODBC and other external authentication sources, and single-signon solutions for CA Siteminder and […]

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RSA runs out of CISSP ribbons

I got into the RSA conference here in San Francisco last night and got a surprisingly lightweight name tag.  Usually, there is a pretty little green “(ISC)2″ ribbon at the bottom of the tag, but this year the RSA organizers ran out! This is good news for the security profession […]

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