Security

File Encryption: No Unbroken Chain of Custody

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For the second installment of my three-part series on file transfer encryption for Ipswitch, I’ll go a little deeper into the how-to’s. (These posts are based on a recent webinar I did with the folks here, available for replay.) Understanding the basics of file transfer encryption is absolutely critical for securing […]

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The Basics of File Transfer Encryption

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My name is Randy Franklin Smith and I’m guest blogging a three-part series on file transfer security for Ipswitch, starting today with the important of file transfer encryption. These posts are based on a recent webinar I did with the folks here, available for replay if you like. Encryption Options The […]

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Your File Transfer Assessment, in Five Minutes

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As we all know, audits are a necessary part of the compliance process. They take up hours of administrative time. It can make life at work just plain difficult. Who wouldn’t want to be better prepared for their next audit? For example, is your file transfer information in one central […]

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The IT “A List” of Privacy

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What privacy issues began with a few high-profile celebrities has turned into a laundry list of famous folks whose phones (and selfies) have been hacked and exposed across the Internet. Leaked photos of Oscar winners and pro wrestlers alike continue to make headlines. It all reinforces the critical need for data security in […]

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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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WinShock: Windows Secure Channel Vulnerability Update

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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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