Monthly Archives: February 2014

Drum roll please… MOVEit shortlisted for SC Awards Europe

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As much of the security world has descended on San Francisco for the RSA Security Conference, I’m excited to share some news from across the pond: MOVEit Managed File Transfer System has been shortlisted for SC Magazine Europe’s Awards! This is the second straight year that Ipswitch has received this […]

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Friday Five: 2/21 Edition

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Everyone is in the midst of Olympics fever here. This week we’re lining up some of the most talked about IT news of week. Enjoy! Read about how Sochi is the first truly connected Olympics Interesting Read: Five ways to avoid a health data breach IT pros must become business […]

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Three Reasons Why NYT Can’t Afford to Use FTP

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News broke yesterday afternoon that a group of hackers had compromised file transfer servers at several leading organizations after obtaining credentials for thousands of FTP sites. According to the report, hackers were even able to upload several malware program files to an FTP server run by the NYT and picked […]

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5 Things I’m Looking Forward to at RSA Conference 2014

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Nothing ever stays the same in the world of information security. Each day we see new threats and challenges, along with new solutions, tactics and approaches. Despite the ever-changing nature of the space, there are however a few constants – one of them being the annual RSA Conference. Considered by […]

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Debunked: 4 Myths of PCI Compliance

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The world of cyber-security is just as turbulent as ever. In just the past few weeks, we’ve witnessed major credit card security breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels – three of the world’s top retailers. While the media has largely focused on how this affects consumers, there’s another discussion […]

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Friday Five: 2/14 Edition

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Happy Valentine’s Day to our blog readers! In this week’s Friday Five, we’re rounding up some IT trends and spreading the IT love. Enjoy! Another FTP Breach? WTF! Love Outlook for IT Pros: Computerworld analysis shows higher marriage rates for IT Compliance vs. Data Security: An interesting piece about where […]

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The Business Case for Managed File Transfer – Part II

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In The Business Case for Managed File Transfer – Part I, a back-of-the-envelope calculation based on the findings from Aberdeen’s research showed the following advantage for companies that use managed file transfer (MFT) solutions, compared to companies that don’t: Performance Metrics (average over the last 12 months) MFT Users MFT […]

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