Transferring Financial Transactions? 7 PCI Terms You Need to Know

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Ask anyone who has worked in technology and you’ll get an instant look of recognition when you mention “alphabet soup” – a phrase used to refer to an abundance of industry acronyms. Every industry has them, and the file transfer space is obviously no exception. Of course, it pays to […]

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UPDATED: Ipswitch’s Response to Heartbleed SSL Vulnerability

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By now you’ve likely read the articles about the recent vulnerability uncovered in OpenSSL that has affected vendors and companies that rely on this near-ubiquitous open source security protocol. In basic terms, the vulnerability exposes any exchange that uses the OpenSSL 1.0.1 family of protocols to an attack. Security is […]

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Pulling Back the Curtain: How Ipswitch Uses MOVEit for Customer Support

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Ipswitch is committed to providing excellent customer support and that means equipping our staff with a complete view of the customer.  With this goal in mind, Ipswitch IT was challenged to implement a fully integrated CRM system that would link marketing, sales, and support processes to dynamic customer and partner […]

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Best Practices for Securely Storing and Transferring Data in the Cloud

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Let’s face it: For many companies that handle payment card data, the search for a safe and secure way to store and transfer information in the cloud hasn’t always led to a feeling of full-blown confidence. And, the reality of so many new breaches doesn’t help. While the road to […]

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Friday Five: 4/4 Edition

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Happy Friday! This week we’re lining up some of the hottest IT news of the week. Enjoy! Some tips on HIPAA compliance… Don’t make it a scramble! Threats to your company’s security—don’t forget about employees SlideShow: Best schools for a Computer Science Degree How IT can lead in a world […]

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HIPAA Compliance: A Demanding Effort Yielding Deserved Benefits

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The heat is on!  Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) has never been more scrutinized and highly regarded.  The push towards compliance has fueled businesses large and small to explore the options and necessary requirements of HIPAA compliance.  Specifically, any organization that meets the […]

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Event Recap: Premier CIO Forum

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I was asked recently to speak on the “What IT skills/roles should reside in the Business” panel at the Premier CIO Forum in Boston, a well-attended and engaging event supported by SIM (Society for Information Management). It was an impressive roster of IT executives from across the New England region. […]

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