Author Archives: John Slocum

John Slocum

John Slocum
John Slocum has an extensive background in product development, disruptive strategy identification and operational business model creation. Before working as a Director of Product Management at Ipswitch, John held product management positions at aPriori and Solidworks Corporation. Previously he worked as a mechanical engineer at Varian Semiconductor and Teradyne, designing semiconductor capital equipment. John earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and his MBA at Boston University - School of Management.

Anti-Virus: “Rumors of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”

antivirus

There’s never a shortage of bold predictions in the world of tech. Sometimes, these predictions come true. Most of the time however, they never materialize. And then of course, there are thousands of predictions that fall somewhere in between – predictions that seem like they could come true, but upon […]

Posted in File Security, Managed File Transfer, Security, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dropbox Security: EFSS vs. MFT

Cloud Security

Recent news from Intralinks is just the latest where the security of Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) vendors, like Box and Dropbox, are questioned. The EFSS rival reports that that generating links to share documents can put sensitive data at risk through several basic flaws. Once a link is generated to […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 12 Responses

Security Lessons from the MOVEit Patch Release

Software security isn’t a sprint; it’s a marathon – a marathon that never ends. That’s why we approach security as an ongoing work-in-progress. Completeness is the ultimate goal, but the journey requires diligence and trusted partnerships. As a trusted partner to our customers Ipswitch is committed to raising the bar. […]

Posted in Managed File Transfer, MOVEit, Security | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in File Security, MOVEit, Security | Tagged | 2 Responses

Why your Managed File Transfer SLA is More Important than Hot Pizza

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail

  In my last post, I talked about moving pianos in a Yaris through 2 feet of snow, and the results you might expect from such an endeavor. I did my best to relate that effort to managed file transfer (MFT), and hope I didn’t lose you in the analogy. […]

Posted in Cloud Computing, Managed File Transfer, MOVEit | 1 Response

What Kind of File Transfer Solution Do You Need?

Car Keys and New Car

So, what kind of file transfer solution do you need?  It can be a seemingly tricky question, with all the options on the market today.  More and more services emerge with what’s been called the “sync bubble”, and we all know what happens to bubbles.  No need for confusion, or […]

Posted in File Security, Managed File Transfer, Person-to-Person | Leave a comment