Monthly Archives: November 2013

5 Key Considerations When Using PGP Encryption in File Transfer

pgp file transfer encyrption

When you’re moving files containing sensitive information, you want to make sure it’s encrypted and not available to prying eyes, whether the data is at rest or in motion. A proven way to protect files before, during, and after transfer is via PGP file encryption. In this post, I’ll go […]

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Integrate your file transfer solution with your antivirus solution

Anti Virus

Every day, files are exchanged between your systems, employees, and business partners on a global scale. It’s no secret that with each file transfer, your organization faces potential exposure to viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other malware – and the damaged files, corrupted applications, reduced performance and other adverse business […]

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File Transfer and Compliance: 3 Proven Steps to Ensure Effective Access Control

file transfer compliance

Surveys indicate that many companies fail IT audits of both internal company policies and external regulatory frameworks (i.e., HIPAA, PCI-DSS, ITAR, etc.). Yet avoiding such failures is critical in light of the vast number of external threats such as hacks that occur almost daily. At the same time, employees can […]

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The City of Guelph Embraces Managed File Transfer for Better Productivity, and Higher Visibility and Control Over File Transfers

City of Guelph File Transfer

To better understand Managed File Transfer (MFT), it’s useful to review actual use cases. I think of the City of Guelph  as a prime example of what prompts organizations to migrate from simple consumer-grade Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) for file transfer to more robust and secure MFT. A […]

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