Monthly Archives: September 2010

Insights from SecureWorld Expo

I had the pleasure of attending the SecureWorld Expo last week in Santa Clara, CA, right in the heart of Silicon Valley.   Although it was a relatively small show, the audience was feisty!   And as the first tradeshow I’ve attended as an Ipswitch employee, and my first security-themed show, there […]

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We Make More Than Software. We Make a Difference.

We recently reached an amazing milestone in our iCare@Ipswitch program (also check out our new iCare blog).  Through iCare, Ipswitch has donated over $2 million dollars to a variety of community and charitable causes. As an employee of Ipswitch, I take great pride in knowing that our CEO has incorporated social […]

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PCI DSS Changes Applicable to File Transfer Announced

Today, the PCI Security Standards Council announced several changes to the PCI DSS standard that directly apply to file transfer applications.  These include: Adding references to SSH as as a secure protocol (SSL/TLS was already mentioned). Explicit consideration of virtual machines and virtualization hypervisors as “in scope” during PCI audits. […]

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PCI Council Community Meeting Kicks Off in Orlando

Tonight I’m blogging from the PCI Council Community Meeting here in Orlando, FL.  Tomorrow we’ll be talking about the new changes in version 2.0 of the PCI DSS audit requirements (set to go into effect in 2011), but tonight was the welcome reception for the 1000 attendees here at the […]

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Over 100,000 Stolen FTP Credentials

Here’s another reminder for webmasters and server admins that you need to carefully protect your FTP login credentials because people are trying hard to steal them. Last week SC Magazine wrote about a website containing over 100,000 stolen FTP login credentials.  Network security and management firm Blue Coat discovered the sensitive files, which […]

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PCI DSS the Brain

Ipswitch’s Jonathan Lampe will be attending this week’s PCI Security Standards Council Community Meeting in Orlando, FL.  He’ll be blogging from the event to keep us updated on discussions about the new PCI DSS 2.0 and other key Council initiatives. As part of their ongoing mission, The PCI Security Standards […]

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We’re social

I’m sharpening my marketing skills at this week’s Social Media Strategies Summit.  I’ll be bringing back some innovative and creative ideas to help in our quest of having more open, engaging, relevant and educational conversations with customers and prospects over social channels. We hope you follow and retweet us on […]

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