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IT’s Time to Take Back Control (Infographic)

As an IT professional, this likely sounds all too familiar: Find a way(s) to keep business processes smooth and secure despite your lack of full control or visibility over the movement of files. As the type of data, threats, transfer scenarios and modes all continue to rise, you are expected […]

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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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IpswitchFT MOVEit delivers security and compliance solution for NHBC

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The National House-Building Council (NHBC) , the UK’s leading home warranty and insurance provider has greatly expanded its use of MOVEit to ensure the organization adheres to  file transfer best practices, while meeting compliance with internal standards and external regulators, including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Securing Builders’ Drawings, Architectural Designs, Legal […]

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Person-to-person file sharing – benchmarking the issues and assessing the risks

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Every organization that values security is facing challenges in how it secures information shared between people, either inside the company or with people outside the company such as customers or partners. Jeff Whitney, VP of Marketing, sat down with Enterprise Management 360 Editor David Tran to discuss trends and issues […]

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FTP is ubiquitous and dangerously non-compliant

Ericka Chickowski did a nice job in her Dark Reading article on how old-fashioned FTP introduces unnecessarily levels of compliance and security risks to organizations.  And here’s an alarming data point from Harris Interactive – approximately 50% of organizations are currently using the FTP protocol to send and exchange files […]

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Ipswitch Conversations at RSA Conference

There is so much to absorb at RSA Conference.  The largest gathering of security vendors, solution providers and practitioners in the U.S. certainly didn’t disappoint as the Moscone Center was buzzing with security education and of course lots of thought provoking conversations. Many of the people I spoke with shared […]

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Allowing consumer-grade file sharing technologies is risky business

Looking back at 2011, we saw more and more employees using consumer-grade (and often personally owned) file sharing technologies such as USB drives, smartphones, personal email accounts, and file sharing websites to move sensitive company information.  We’ve learned that employees will “do what they need to do” to be productive […]

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