File Security

File Encryption: No Unbroken Chain of Custody

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For the second installment of my three-part series on file transfer encryption for Ipswitch, I’ll go a little deeper into the how-to’s. (These posts are based on a recent webinar I did with the folks here, available for replay.) Understanding the basics of file transfer encryption is absolutely critical for securing […]

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The Basics of File Transfer Encryption

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My name is Randy Franklin Smith and I’m guest blogging a three-part series on file transfer security for Ipswitch, starting today with the important of file transfer encryption. These posts are based on a recent webinar I did with the folks here, available for replay if you like. Encryption Options The […]

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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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Evolving from FTP to Secure File Transfer

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It seems that almost every organization – from SMBs to large enterprises – is struggling with secure file transfer. Large companies like Sony Pictures are not immune. They are dealing with the outfall of a successful attack on their secure files. Despite their IT security efforts, hackers have stolen and […]

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Anthem Data Breach: A Cautionary Tale

Ipswitch Anthem data breach

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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Still Trending: Cloud and Security in 2015

Gartner's Top Ten Strategic Trends for 2015 (Source: Gartner)

In just a few days we’ll be listening to “Auld Lang Syne” and watching the ball drop in Times Square. As we plan deeper into 2015 I found myself reading Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015 and want to share a few thoughts based on two of them: Cloud/Client Computing: For businesses, […]

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