Compliance

Harnessing the Power of the Cloud for PCI Compliance, Business Processes

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While conventional wisdom says it’s safer and more manageable to maintain secure business processes in-house to avoid security risks in the cloud, we might have reached a tipping point. Due to exponential increases in data and increasingly stringent compliance regulations, it’s almost certain your internal team does not possess the […]

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The Business Case for Managed File Transfer – Part II

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In The Business Case for Managed File Transfer – Part I, a back-of-the-envelope calculation based on the findings from Aberdeen’s research showed the following advantage for companies that use managed file transfer (MFT) solutions, compared to companies that don’t: Performance Metrics (average over the last 12 months) MFT Users MFT […]

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Embracing the OWASP Top 10

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In a previous article, I briefly talked about the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and based on some recent projects, I wanted to shed some light on this incredible organization. Established in 2001, OWASP’s mission is simply to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make […]

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Managed File Transfer: Ensuring Compliance as Part of Daily Processes Handled Remotely

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As mobile computing becomes ubiquitous, employees in all types of industries are enjoying the ability to access, share and update information – and be involved in processes even when they’re not in the office. But while mobility is a wonderful thing, it’s not enough on its own – especially for […]

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3 Steps to Compliant File Transfers

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In my last post, I covered common regulations, who is affected, and what is required from a file transfer standpoint to satisfy them. In this post, I explain three steps your organization can take to make sure your file transfers satisfy regulatory requirements. Characterize the types of file transfers your […]

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The City of Guelph Embraces Managed File Transfer for Better Productivity, and Higher Visibility and Control Over File Transfers

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To better understand Managed File Transfer (MFT), it’s useful to review actual use cases. I think of the City of Guelph  as a prime example of what prompts organizations to migrate from simple consumer-grade Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) for file transfer to more robust and secure MFT. A […]

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Are Your Employees Putting Your Data At Risk?

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The file sharing habits of employees can be risky but is driven by their desire to get work done. The business need and IT desire to control file sharing is equally important. Fortunately, companies don’t have to choose between risky behavior and productivity. Using secure managed file transfer technology, employees […]

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