Cloud Computing

Cloud-based solutions deliver additional value for HIPAA compliance

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 According to a recent Ponemon Institute report, seventy-two percent of the 600 IT professionals surveyed believed their cloud service providers would fail to inform them of a data breach that involved the theft of confidential business data, and 71 percent believed the same for customer data. Healthcare organizations have been […]

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Best Practices for Securely Storing and Transferring Data in the Cloud

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Let’s face it: For many companies that handle payment card data, the search for a safe and secure way to store and transfer information in the cloud hasn’t always led to a feeling of full-blown confidence. And, the reality of so many new breaches doesn’t help. While the road to […]

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2014 Managed File Transfer Predictions: Part 1

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To kick off the year, we asked two of the leading influencers in Managed File Transfer (MFT) to share their perspectives on the year that was and give predictions on what 2014 has to hold. Stewart Bond, Senior Research Analyst at Info-Tech Research Group (@StewartLBond), netted out the Managed File […]

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

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  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. […]

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Ipswitch Conversations at RSA Conference

There is so much to absorb at RSA Conference.  The largest gathering of security vendors, solution providers and practitioners in the U.S. certainly didn’t disappoint as the Moscone Center was buzzing with security education and of course lots of thought provoking conversations. Many of the people I spoke with shared […]

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Cloud: What is your risk tolerance?

As companies continue to include the cloud in their overall IT initiatives – taking advantage of elasticity, scalability, interoperability and mobility – concerns around management, governance and control of data are preventing some organizations from fully embracing cloud services. In fact, according to the recent Ponemon cloud survey, over 30% […]

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Adoption of MFT Cloud Services is Growing

It’s no secret that more and more companies are turning to the cloud to benefit from all that it has to offer.  Subscribing to a cloud service can offer conveniences over deploying software on-premises, including faster deployment, budgeting flexibility, built-in elasticity, near-perfect uptime and it can be significantly less taxing […]

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