Monthly Archives: December 2013

Managed File Transfer: Ensuring Compliance as Part of Daily Processes Handled Remotely

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As mobile computing becomes ubiquitous, employees in all types of industries are enjoying the ability to access, share and update information – and be involved in processes even when they’re not in the office. But while mobility is a wonderful thing, it’s not enough on its own – especially for […]

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3 Steps to Compliant File Transfers

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In my last post, I covered common regulations, who is affected, and what is required from a file transfer standpoint to satisfy them. In this post, I explain three steps your organization can take to make sure your file transfers satisfy regulatory requirements. Characterize the types of file transfers your […]

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Compliance and File Transfer: Common Regulations and Security Requirements

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Increasingly, organizations need to comply with one or more regulations. If you are in this situation, you can satisfy auditors or regulators by proactively establishing measurable and repeatable policies and procedures to ensure effective access control. In my last post, I outlined three steps to achieve effective access control. Here I […]

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Managed File Transfer is an obvious choice for non-profits needing to satisfy critical regulatory compliance requirements

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NHBC is the National House Building Council, a building standards and insurance warranty provider in the United Kingdom. By implementing a Managed File Transfer (MFT) solution, NHBC is able to effectively ensure a constant flow of secure, confidential, copyright and personal documents and communications – a necessity in the heavily […]

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Blueprint for a Successful File Transfer Project: Steps 3 and 4

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In my last post, I covered the first two steps in a proven four-step plan for ensuring a smooth implementation. Here are I cover the final two steps of this blueprint for success. 3) Release to Production – This step is usually coupled with step 2 and iterated for each […]

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Moving Away from the Tangled, Digital “Do-It-Yourself” Approach to File Transfer

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‘Tis the season for Holiday decorating—from wreaths to reindeers to those pesky strings of Christmas lights. You know the ones I’m talking about—multiple strings connected to each other and wrapped across each other in a hodge-podge way. Difficult to untangle, to say the least. Imagine being asked to troubleshoot that […]

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Blueprint for a Successful File Transfer Project: Steps 1 and 2

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Cutting over to any new software is daunting, but by following a proven methodology – or blueprint – if you will, you can pave the way for success. The biggest issue I see come up is wanting to move everything over “as-is” into a new solution in a short amount […]

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