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Managed File Transfer vs. SOA: Round 2

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Part 2: The convergence of Managed File Transfer-as-a-Service and SOA for multi-enterprise integrations In Part 1 of this post I discussed why managed file transfer thrives as an integration pattern in today’s highly regulated, multi-enterprise world, despite the growing use of transactional integration technologies like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)/Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), service-oriented architecture […]

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Where Do You Fall Within the Data Protection Divide?

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Ipswitch recently conducted a survey of more than100 IT professionals unveiling that employees feel an overwhelming sense of personal responsibility to protect corporate information or data. While accountability was high (84 percent) from an individual standpoint, 42 percent of respondents indicated that their organization does not mandate methods for securely […]

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Anti-Virus: “Rumors of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”

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There’s never a shortage of bold predictions in the world of tech. Sometimes, these predictions come true. Most of the time however, they never materialize. And then of course, there are thousands of predictions that fall somewhere in between – predictions that seem like they could come true, but upon […]

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Transferring Healthcare Files in the US? Here are the Terms You Should Know

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Of course, in order to understand the challenges (and solutions) of healthcare file transfer, there are a few essential terms that you’ll need to know. Let’s take a closer look at a few in particular: HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  This act requires the Department of Health […]

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Friday Five: 3/14 Edition

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Happy Pi Day—one of the geekiest holidays of the year. Today we’re lining up some of the most talked about IT news of week. Enjoy! Looking for ways to celebrate Pi Day? Check these ideas out Report shows cost of data breaches in healthcare decreasing, but frequency increasing Target breach […]

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Calling All IT Pros: Tell Us Your “WTF” Story and Win an Xbox One

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No matter what line of work you’re in, there’s bound to be a frustrating incident that makes you slam your fists on the desk, look to the ceiling and exclaim, “WTF?!?!” For IT pros, this often stands for “Where’s the File?” We hear it all the time: File transfer is […]

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Compulsory NHS audits and protecting patient data


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Yesterday, SC Magazine reported on promises by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to crack down on how NHS trusts handle patient data.  This follows plans outlined by Justice Minister Simon Hughes to grant the ICO the power to carry out “compulsory audits” on the NHS around the handling of confidential […]

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