Tag Archives: FTP

Takeaways from Verizon’s 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report

Many thanks to the Verizon RISK Team (along with the U.S. Secret Service and the Dutch High Tech Crime Unit) for publishing their 7th annual analysis of data breaches.  Compromised data continues to plague organizations worldwide, and studies like the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report can help us all avoid […]

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Epsilon breach affects millions of people, including me.

I, like many others, have received security notifications about the Epsilon data breach.  In the last 48-hours I have been sent email warnings from 8 companies that I trusted with my personal information – Banks, retailers and hotels. These companies entrusted my private contact information to Epsilon, a 3rd party […]

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Tax season: A headache for you, an opportunity for hackers…

Would you be surprised if I told you that nearly 40% of all data leaks within the past 3 years have happened between January 1st and April 15th? According to the DataLoss Database there have been 2,402 data loss incidents reported between 2007 and 2010, and 916 of them happened […]

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Home Hardware uses MessageWay for MFT

Here’s a great story of how retail giant Home Hardware is using Ipswitch MessageWay solutions to efficiently manage, secure and share over 4 million business-critical files annually among its 1,000+ retailers.  And best of all, MessageWay is saving Home Hardware money every single day! Speed, automation and validation were among […]

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You Don’t Have to Be a Rocket Scientist to use WS_FTP – But They Do!

Here’s an amazing tale of how Ipswitch WS_FTP software is being used by the European Columbus laboratory to securely transfer hundreds of megabytes of scientific data between the International Space Station and Earth. “Crew time is so valuable and the volume of data involved is so large that a reliable […]

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MFT Is the Unsung Security and Compliance Solution

Ziff Davis recently published a study on Managed File Transfer that heralds MFT solutions as “the unsung security and compliance solution”.  Eric Lundquist sets the stage nicely: “Everyone is talking about the need to collaborate more effectively and put employees closer to customers in a real time business environment. But until […]

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800,000 Reasons Why MFT is Important

“We are sorry for any concern we are causing anyone at this time.” It’s pretty certain that those are 13 words that no CEO ever wants to have to say. Just ask Richard H. Aubut, president and CEO of the Weymouth hospital. Seems that some computer files containing the personal […]

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