Author Archives: Zak Pines

Why Ipswitch File Transfer Created a Managed File Transfer Advocate Team

managed file transfer best practices

Earlier this year, we launched a Managed File Transfer Advocate team to help our customers and prospects navigate through an increasingly complex landscape where: The absence of Managed File Transfer systems causes heightened pain for IT teams where file transfer processes are too manual and require too much setup. Increasingly there […]

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4 Reasons Every Business Needs an MFT Solution – Webinar Recap

MFT Webinar Recap

There was a time when managed file transfer (MFT) solutions were considered a luxury; a nice-to-have for IT departments and large organizations. Those days are gone. Today, MFT has become mission-critical, particularly for those in the financial services and healthcare industries. But why – what is driving this shift to […]

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IpswitchFT MOVEit delivers security and compliance solution for NHBC


The National House-Building Council (NHBC) , the UK’s leading home warranty and insurance provider has greatly expanded its use of MOVEit to ensure the organization adheres to  file transfer best practices, while meeting compliance with internal standards and external regulators, including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Securing Builders’ Drawings, Architectural Designs, Legal […]

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Are Your Employees Putting Your Data At Risk?

Person to Person file sharing risks

The file sharing habits of employees can be risky but is driven by their desire to get work done. The business need and IT desire to control file sharing is equally important. Fortunately, companies don’t have to choose between risky behavior and productivity. Using secure managed file transfer technology, employees […]

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Person-to-person file sharing – benchmarking the issues and assessing the risks


Every organization that values security is facing challenges in how it secures information shared between people, either inside the company or with people outside the company such as customers or partners. Jeff Whitney, VP of Marketing, sat down with Enterprise Management 360 Editor David Tran to discuss trends and issues […]

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From SecureWorld – Growing Security Concerns Around Person to Person File Transfer

I recently attended SecureWorld Detroit and engaged in two days of conversation with top security, IT and risk management professionals. There was a single theme that I heard the loudest and clearest from the security community: There is growing concern for how employees transfer files in an ad hoc manner […]

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The risks of personal file sharing within businesses

In his white paper, “Business-Class File Sharing Best Practices”, Michael Osterman of Osterman Research assesses the current state of personal file sharing within business, with recommendations about how information technology, risk management and compliance teams can best address the common issues and risks. Below is an excerpt from the paper, […]

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