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Blueprint for a Successful File Transfer Project: Steps 3 and 4

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In my last post, I covered the first two steps in a proven four-step plan for ensuring a smooth implementation. Here are I cover the final two steps of this blueprint for success. 3) Release to Production – This step is usually coupled with step 2 and iterated for each […]

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Integrate your file transfer solution with your antivirus solution

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Every day, files are exchanged between your systems, employees, and business partners on a global scale. It’s no secret that with each file transfer, your organization faces potential exposure to viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other malware – and the damaged files, corrupted applications, reduced performance and other adverse business […]

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File Transfer and Compliance: 3 Proven Steps to Ensure Effective Access Control

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Surveys indicate that many companies fail IT audits of both internal company policies and external regulatory frameworks (i.e., HIPAA, PCI-DSS, ITAR, etc.). Yet avoiding such failures is critical in light of the vast number of external threats such as hacks that occur almost daily. At the same time, employees can […]

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MOVEit 8.0: Adapting to the Changing Managed File Transfer Security Landscape

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Through the years my role at Ipswitch has changed from someone taking front-line calls, going to customer sites and working with the engineering staff to someone who is responsible for the “health” of the MOVEit product. During this time a lot has changed in the market as well. As an […]

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What Kind of File Transfer Solution Do You Need?

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So, what kind of file transfer solution do you need?  It can be a seemingly tricky question, with all the options on the market today.  More and more services emerge with what’s been called the “sync bubble”, and we all know what happens to bubbles.  No need for confusion, or […]

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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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Allowing consumer-grade file sharing technologies is risky business

Looking back at 2011, we saw more and more employees using consumer-grade (and often personally owned) file sharing technologies such as USB drives, smartphones, personal email accounts, and file sharing websites to move sensitive company information.  We’ve learned that employees will “do what they need to do” to be productive […]

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