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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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2014 Managed File Transfer Predictions: Part 1

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To kick off the year, we asked two of the leading influencers in Managed File Transfer (MFT) to share their perspectives on the year that was and give predictions on what 2014 has to hold. Stewart Bond, Senior Research Analyst at Info-Tech Research Group (@StewartLBond), netted out the Managed File […]

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3 Steps to Compliant File Transfers

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In my last post, I covered common regulations, who is affected, and what is required from a file transfer standpoint to satisfy them. In this post, I explain three steps your organization can take to make sure your file transfers satisfy regulatory requirements. Characterize the types of file transfers your […]

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5 Key Considerations When Using PGP Encryption in File Transfer

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When you’re moving files containing sensitive information, you want to make sure it’s encrypted and not available to prying eyes, whether the data is at rest or in motion. A proven way to protect files before, during, and after transfer is via PGP file encryption. In this post, I’ll go […]

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Why your Managed File Transfer SLA is More Important than Hot Pizza

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  In my last post, I talked about moving pianos in a Yaris through 2 feet of snow, and the results you might expect from such an endeavor. I did my best to relate that effort to managed file transfer (MFT), and hope I didn’t lose you in the analogy. […]

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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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