Author Archives: Deirdre Christensen

Ipswitch Employees Help Needy Families for 9/11 Day of Service

It was a beautiful, warm day last Saturday, September 10th when 40 Ipswitch employees headed to the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston’s Seaport District to spend the day with almost 200 area children and families. As a part of the 9/11 national day of service, we donned our Ipswitch […]

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Information Sharing Wake-Up Call: Customers Now Pushing Organizations to Reconsider How They Transfer Sensitive Files

Corporate America is finally taking notice of its lax information-sharing practices.  As data breaches continue to dominate headlines in 2011 and expose major vulnerabilities in the way organizations share and manage sensitive information, companies worldwide are demanding that their partners improve the way they send and receive files. According to […]

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Can a file transfer system enable central management and control?

You might say that the entire point of a Managed File Transfer (MFT) system is to do exactly that: provide centralized management and control. For example, let’s say that your company is subject to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Requirement 4 of PCI DSS is to “encrypt […]

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Why do I need Managed File Transfer? Isn’t FTP enough?

Possibly not. The Internet’s venerable File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is usually supported by Managed File Transfer (MFT) systems, which can typically use FTP as one of the ways in which data is physically moved from place to place. However, MFT essentially wraps a significant management and automation layer around FTP. Consider some of […]

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When transferring files, isn’t all encryption the same?

Definitely not. To begin with, there are numerous kinds of encryption—some of which can actually be broken quite easily. One of the earlier common forms of encryption (around 1996) relied on encryption keys that were 40 bits in length; surprisingly, many technologies and products continue to use this older, weaker form of encryption. […]

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In the Dallas area? Check us out at SecureWorld Expo!

On Wednesday, November 3 and Thursday, November 4, Ipswitch File Transfer will be exhibiting and speaking at SecureWorld Expo, the leading regional security conference that brings together the security leaders, experts, senior executives, and policy makers who are shaping the very face of security. The “Exhibits and Open Sessions Registration” for […]

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Going Global: Ipswitch File Transfer Expands Partner Program

Ipswitch File Transfer is going (more) global. We’re thrilled to announce the expansion of our already successful Ipswitch FT Partner Program.  It now boasts a number of new benefits for our global partners, including a new Elite Partner Level and a deal registration program. The Elite Level expansion was created for […]

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