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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The Definitive Guide to Managed File Transfer

Guide to Managed File Transfer

Moving files from Point A to Point B…if only it were that simple. As the number of files being transferred continues to rise, so does associated costs. Likewise, as technology evolves, so does the need to ensure security and compliance.  So how can your organization determine the best way to […]

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Your File Transfer Assessment, in Five Minutes


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

Selfie privacy

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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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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Is Your File Transfer Solution As Secure As Your Valentine’s Day Delivery?

Ipswitch File Transfer

Today, IT Briefcase published a byline about Valentine’s Day, and the IT pro who deserves a little love from users. I wrote the piece and thought I’d share it here today with you: “Let’s face it, we don’t really pay a great deal of attention to delivery methods. As long […]

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Anthem Data Breach: A Cautionary Tale

Ipswitch Anthem data breach

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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