File Security

Managed File Transfer for Dummies: Achieving Data Security

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Last week, we shared some insight from the first chapter of our new reference book entitled Managed File Transfer for Dummies. This week, we’ll take a look at some highlights from Chapter 2. Whether by regulation or by a business need, data often needs to be kept secret. Managed file transfer provides many […]

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Managed File Transfer for Dummies: Understanding the Need for MFT

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Last week, we announced the release of our new reference book entitled Managed File Transfer for Dummies, written by security expert Randy Franklin Smith. Over the coming weeks, we will provide a sneak peek into each chapter of the book. Here’s a glimpse at Chapter 1: There are many different ways […]

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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

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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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