Managed File Transfer for Dummies: Studying the Real‐World Benefits of MFT

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Last week we explained how managed file transfer (MFT) transforms enterprise operations as part of our ongoing series around our new reference book, Managed File Transfer for Dummies. This week we’re diving into Chapter 4 and breaking down the real-world benefits of MFT. Regardless of industry, MFT provides three critical […]

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Using Dropbox? Get Ready for Spring Cleaning


Last week, IT Briefcase published a byline about spring cleaning your Dropbox account. I wrote the piece and thought I’d share it here: “April is finally here and that means IT teams, like everyone else, will be busy with their spring cleaning projects. While spring cleaning your house is a […]

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The Definitive Guide to Managed File Transfer

Guide to Managed File Transfer

Moving files from Point A to Point B…if only it were that simple. As the number of files being transferred continues to rise, so does associated costs. Likewise, as technology evolves, so does the need to ensure security and compliance.  So how can your organization determine the best way to […]

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The IT “A List” of Privacy

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What privacy issues began with a few high-profile celebrities has turned into a laundry list of famous folks whose phones (and selfies) have been hacked and exposed across the Internet. Leaked photos of Oscar winners and pro wrestlers alike continue to make headlines. It all reinforces the critical need for data security in […]

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Anthem Data Breach: A Cautionary Tale

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The already-infamous Anthem data breach has put personal information belonging to 80 million health insurance customers at risk after hackers gained access to their network. Customer names, birth dates, home addresses and Social Security numbers are reported to be stolen. The sheer reach is astounding. The breach at Anthem is the world’s […]

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European IT Teams Woefully Underprepared for GDPR


Last week we announced the results of a European online survey* that tested the attitudes of IT professionals towards regulation and compliance issues for 2015.  The results indicate a shocking lack of awareness and preparedness for the planned General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The regulation is due to come into […]

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Two Things That Can Spook Any IT Team


Lost or stolen data is a nightmare in and of itself, but what can really make an IT team go prematurely gray is the audit that will inevitably follow. Given that today is Halloween, here are two things that can scare any IT professional, regardless of the time of year. […]

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