Managed File Transfer

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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Three Reasons Why NYT Can’t Afford to Use FTP

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News broke yesterday afternoon that a group of hackers had compromised file transfer servers at several leading organizations after obtaining credentials for thousands of FTP sites. According to the report, hackers were even able to upload several malware program files to an FTP server run by the NYT and picked […]

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5 Things I’m Looking Forward to at RSA Conference 2014

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Nothing ever stays the same in the world of information security. Each day we see new threats and challenges, along with new solutions, tactics and approaches. Despite the ever-changing nature of the space, there are however a few constants – one of them being the annual RSA Conference. Considered by […]

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Debunked: 4 Myths of PCI Compliance

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The world of cyber-security is just as turbulent as ever. In just the past few weeks, we’ve witnessed major credit card security breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels – three of the world’s top retailers. While the media has largely focused on how this affects consumers, there’s another discussion […]

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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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The Business Case for Managed File Transfer – Part I

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In a webinar I participated in recently with Ipswitch File Transfer I shared the following from an analysis and comparison of companies that use managed file transfer (MFT) solutions, and companies that don’t: Performance Metrics (last 12 month avg.) MFT Users MFT Non-Users MFT Advantage Errors / exceptions / problems, […]

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2014 Managed File Transfer Predictions: Part 2

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In part one, we heard from Stewart Bond of Info-Tech Research Group on his predictions for the Managed File Transfer (MFT) market. Next up we have Terri McClure, Senior Analyst at ESG (@esganalysttmac), and her thoughts on the IT trends for 2014. Changing Role of IT:  Over the last year […]

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