Tag Archives: Managed File Transfer

The Media Effect On Data Breaches

Let’s do a news recap of yesterday. Some tax legislation was passed, lame-duck Congress, celebrity mishaps, missteps and gossip as usual. Oh and there was also notification of a few data breaches; most notably McDonalds, University of Wisconsin and the Gawker website (the folks that bought a prototype of the iPhone […]

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MFT Is Superior

The Ziff Davis survey on Managed File Transfer did a nice job amplifying the aspects of currently deployed file transfer methods people think need the most improvement. Checking in at #1 and #2 on the “improvements needed to my existing file transfer methods” list are SPEED and SECURITY.  This only fuels […]

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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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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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Insights from SecureWorld Expo

I had the pleasure of attending the SecureWorld Expo last week in Santa Clara, CA, right in the heart of Silicon Valley.   Although it was a relatively small show, the audience was feisty!   And as the first tradeshow I’ve attended as an Ipswitch employee, and my first security-themed show, there […]

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PCI Council Community Meeting Kicks Off in Orlando

Tonight I’m blogging from the PCI Council Community Meeting here in Orlando, FL.  Tomorrow we’ll be talking about the new changes in version 2.0 of the PCI DSS audit requirements (set to go into effect in 2011), but tonight was the welcome reception for the 1000 attendees here at the […]

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No More Need For Hackers – Hospital Just Giving Away Your Private Data

Two months ago we posted about the massive data breach at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts, “800,000 Reasons Why MFT is Important“. Well, the drama and the headaches continue. What originally happened was that computer files containing personal information of about 800,000 people, information such as names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, Social […]

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