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Steve Staden

Steve Staden
Steve Staden, CISSP is responsible for product line management and strategy. His broad skill-set includes general management, integration,PLM, SDLC, Agile/Scrum and computer security. Steve has worked with the MOVEit line of products for over 10 years and is an expert in all things MOVEit. Most recently Steve was the Director of Development and QA for the Ipswitch FT division. He led all development projects, processes and releases. Before that Steve worked as a Development Manager and Security Analyst leading small development teams on MessageWay, MOVEit and WS_FTP Server releases. Before Ipswitch, Steve worked for Standard Networks (acquired by Ipswitch in 2008) in the support and professional services area. He then created and led the QA department for Standard Networks as the QA Manager improving the automation and testing coverage. Steve has a B.S. degree in Computer Science and Finance from Northern Illinois University and an M.B.A. from University of Wisconsin.

Embracing the OWASP Top 10

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In a previous article, I briefly talked about the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and based on some recent projects, I wanted to shed some light on this incredible organization. Established in 2001, OWASP’s mission is simply to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make […]

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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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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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5 Key Considerations When Using PGP Encryption in File Transfer

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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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MOVEit 8.0: Adapting to the Changing Managed File Transfer Security Landscape

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Through the years my role at Ipswitch has changed from someone taking front-line calls, going to customer sites and working with the engineering staff to someone who is responsible for the “health” of the MOVEit product. During this time a lot has changed in the market as well. As an […]

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