Tag Archives: Ipswitch

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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Survey Results: Major Security and Compliance Concerns for Businesses

We’ve got some fresh stats and trends to share from data that we collected at the recent RSA Security Conference.  Many thanks to the “statistically significant” number of people that took the time to fill out our survey questionnaire. Our survey results highlight some major security and compliance concerns for […]

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Tales from the CompuCom Vendor Fair

Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking with the sales representatives and account managers at CompuCom, many of whom have been selling Ipswitch solutions for a long time.  It was a return visit to CompuCom’s Dallas headquarters for me, having attended a similar vendor fair about 6 months ago. Many […]

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Business Benefits of Managed File Transfer

In my last three blog posts on the Ziff Davis MFT survey, we dove into security and compliance, highlighted other notable strengths such as speed, reliability, scalability and up-time, and looked at some perceived deployment challenges. Today, let’s look at the business benefits of a MFT and how they impact an […]

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MFT Challenges

Let’s take a closer look at the perceived challenges of Managed File Transfer (MFT) that are identified on the Ziff Davis MFT survey. A few related topics top the list:  “Finding the right MFT solution”, the “Cost”, including ongoing maintenance and future upgrades, as well as “Employee training”, including satisfaction and acceptance. […]

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Conversations about Managed File Transfer at SecureWorld Expo

The real highlights for me at last week’s SecureWorld Expo were the attendees who visited Ipswitch’s tradeshow booth.  From global enterprises to small business owners, public utilities to brand name consumer products companies, the people I met described challenging business problems and showed genuine interest in managing and protecting their […]

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