Managed File Transfer

Anthem Data Breach: A Cautionary Tale

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The already-infamous Anthem data breach has put personal information belonging to 80 million health insurance customers at risk after hackers gained access to their network. Customer names, birth dates, home addresses and Social Security numbers are reported to be stolen. The sheer reach is astounding. The breach at Anthem is the world’s […]

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Top 4 Reasons Why Managed File Transfer Might Not Be For You

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Is managed file transfer (MFT) a good fit for your organization? Do you know the questions you should ask yourself to find out? To help you make an informed decision about your file transfer needs, review these 4 reasons from our eGuide entitled “How to Make Sense of Your File […]

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Top 6 Requirements for Choosing File Transfer Technology

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Life throws a lot of really tough decisions at us, but choosing a file transfer technology shouldn’t be one of them. File transfer expert Don Jones offers a checklist of requirements, and today I’d like to share his top 6 that company should consider:  Security Requirements: Begin by determining what level of […]

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Tracking Files Should Be As Easy As Tracking Holiday Shipments


Nothing has the ability to put a damper on your Christmas spirits faster than a delayed shipment or a lost package. However, with online shopping on the rise and an ever increasing demand for convenience and speed, added pressure is being applied to delivery services creating more opportunities for issues […]

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WinShock: Windows Secure Channel Vulnerability Update


Microsoft announced in their security bulletin for November that a vulnerability in SChannel could allow remote code execution, nicknamed WinShock (CVE-2014-6321). The Microsoft Secure Channel (Schannel) is the security package that implements SSL/TLS in all supported versions of Windows server and client operating systems. The vulnerability could allow remote code […]

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European IT Teams Woefully Underprepared for GDPR


Last week we announced the results of a European online survey* that tested the attitudes of IT professionals towards regulation and compliance issues for 2015.  The results indicate a shocking lack of awareness and preparedness for the planned General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The regulation is due to come into […]

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Stay Secure: POODLE Vulnerability Update

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Google announced in a blog post on Tuesday a vulnerability in the design of SSL version 3.0 (CVE-2014-3566), nicknamed POODLE.  The SSLv3 protocol is used in OpenSSL and other commercial products.  This vulnerability allows the plaintext of secure connections to be calculated by a network attacker and has an overall CVSS severity rating […]

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