Monthly Archives: March 2011

The cost of a data breach now averages over $7 million dollars!

Did you know that the average cost of a data breach is $7.2 million dollars? Or that the cost of each compromised record is $214, an increase of 7% over last year? A data breach resulting in the loss or theft of protected personal data will have serious financial consequences […]

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Tax season: A headache for you, an opportunity for hackers…

Would you be surprised if I told you that nearly 40% of all data leaks within the past 3 years have happened between January 1st and April 15th? According to the DataLoss Database there have been 2,402 data loss incidents reported between 2007 and 2010, and 916 of them happened […]

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Survey Results: Major Security and Compliance Concerns for Businesses

We’ve got some fresh stats and trends to share from data that we collected at the recent RSA Security Conference.  Many thanks to the “statistically significant” number of people that took the time to fill out our survey questionnaire. Our survey results highlight some major security and compliance concerns for […]

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WS_FTP Server: Now with failover.

Ipswitch has launched a new version of our WS_FTP Server solution.  Customers can now deploy WS_FTP Server in a failover configuration. WS_FTP Server can now be configured to support automatic, unattended failover, enabling your organization to easily achieve high availability for your file transfer processes.  Not only will you increase […]

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