Management

Takeaways from Verizon’s 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report

Many thanks to the Verizon RISK Team (along with the U.S. Secret Service and the Dutch High Tech Crime Unit) for publishing their 7th annual analysis of data breaches.  Compromised data continues to plague organizations worldwide, and studies like the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report can help us all avoid […]

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WS_FTP Server: Now with failover.

Ipswitch has launched a new version of our WS_FTP Server solution.  Customers can now deploy WS_FTP Server in a failover configuration. WS_FTP Server can now be configured to support automatic, unattended failover, enabling your organization to easily achieve high availability for your file transfer processes.  Not only will you increase […]

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File Transfer: Evolution from Tactical to Strategic

There are many reasons why organizations have shifted their approach to file transfer away from being a purely tactical point-solution (which was likely driven by a new/immediate need of a single business unit) to being viewed as a strategic project that’s now considered an important part of an organization’s overall […]

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Home Hardware uses MessageWay for MFT

Here’s a great story of how retail giant Home Hardware is using Ipswitch MessageWay solutions to efficiently manage, secure and share over 4 million business-critical files annually among its 1,000+ retailers.  And best of all, MessageWay is saving Home Hardware money every single day! Speed, automation and validation were among […]

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Ipswitch’s Top Five Security Predictions for 2011

Data breaches, confidentiality and privacy will remain key areas of concern in 2011, and these topics fuel many of Ipswitch’s 2011 security predictions. 2011 will be the year that smart companies shift their focus away from tactical (and often reactive) security tools and instead focus strategically on policy creation, management […]

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Jaw dropping stats from the 2010 Data Breach Investigations Report

I spent my morning reading through the 2010 Data Breach Investigations Report that was just published by the Verizon RISK Team and the United States Secret Service.  This is an amazingly insightful report with lots of information to digest.  If the topic of data breaches interests you, I highly recommend […]

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Who sent what? When? To whom? Was it encrypted? Did it get there?

I just finished reading a great article in Network Computing titled “Managed File Transfer Asserts Data Governance In Transit”.  Author Neil Roiter hit the nail right on the head by calling out the importance of visibility and governance over person-to-person file transfers.  And if you don’t believe us, just ask […]

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