Technology and Software

Tech Gurus Advise on FTP Compliance and Scaling IT for IoT at Ipswitch Innovate 2015


For every IT pro who’s ever struggled to keep their head above water in a sea of changing network monitoring and secure file transfer requirements, here’s the lifeline you’ve been waiting for. Especially in the wake of the recent ruling that struck down Safe Harbor, more likely than not your […]

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New Protections For User Data Hurts Tech Industry


CJEU Rejects Safe Harbor Rules for User Data Transfer If you’ve been listening, the CJEU has just rejected the safe harbor rules put into place 15 years ago. The implications of this ruling could render many global companies in a tough spot, specifically companies that rely on the free transfer of data between […]

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File Encryption: No Unbroken Chain of Custody


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

Keep your files safe and secure

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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Evolving from FTP to Secure File Transfer


It seems that almost every organization – from SMBs to large enterprises – is struggling with secure file transfer. Large companies like Sony Pictures are not immune. They are dealing with the outfall of a successful attack on their secure files. Despite their IT security efforts, hackers have stolen and […]

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Have You Maxed Out Your FTP?

Ipswitch FTP

For most companies FTP is not enough. As the amount of daily file transfers skyrockets, so, too, has the cost associated with file transfer blunders. With the increased risk of data breaches, compliance violations and other pitfalls, companies are quickly realizing the need for a file transfer solution that grants […]

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Still Trending: Cloud and Security in 2015

Gartner's Top Ten Strategic Trends for 2015 (Source: Gartner)

In just a few days we’ll be listening to “Auld Lang Syne” and watching the ball drop in Times Square. As we plan deeper into 2015 I found myself reading Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015 and want to share a few thoughts based on two of them: Cloud/Client Computing: For businesses, […]

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