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How To Send Big Files For eDiscovery

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:57 PM

Overview

Ever since amendments were made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to introduce eDiscovery, litigants and litigators have been struggling to find better ways of handling the large volumes of electronically stored information (ESI) now frequently involved in lawsuits. For instance, many of our clients in the legal profession want to know how to reduce risk exposure when sending big files of ESI.

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Data Loss Prevention, eDiscovery, PCI-DSS, DLP, HIPAA, Failover, Load Balancing

What Is A Key Exchange?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Overview

Before any files can be sent securely over protocols like FTPS, HTTPS, and SFTP, the two communicating parties must first engage in a key exchange. What's that?

 

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS

Understanding The Limitation of IRS' "Get Transcript" Multi-Step Authentication

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Aug 22, 2015 @ 01:33 AM

Overview

The multi-step authentication system used to secure the IRS "Get Transcript" application required several pieces of data that only the taxpayers could have known. But even that wasn't strong enough to prevent the recent data breach. That's because the system had one serious limitation. 

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Topics: News, Security

A Key Takeaway From The IRS Data Breach

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 11:31 PM

 

 

Recently, we learned that the total number of accounts that may have been compromised in the IRS data breach might have exceeded 330,000. That alone's already more than twice the original estimates when the breach was first disclosed in May. But aside from the growing numbers, there are a couple more details that really stand out.

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Topics: News, Security

5 Major Consequences of Downtime

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 09:03 AM

Overview

The cost of downtime is rapidly rising. This is primarily due to businesses' increasing dependence on data and technology. In the past, if a server went down, people simply reverted to manual methods. Or, because transactions weren't as fast and voluminous back then, they simply waited until the service would go back up again. Could you imagine doing that now? Many large enterprises can't. Here are 5 reasons why. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway

FTP Automation Without Using Scripts

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 14, 2015 @ 03:28 AM

Overview

FTP automation is usually achieved by employing scripts or batch files. There's an easier way to do it.

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Triggers, FTP

Benefits of a Scheduled File Transfer and How To Set One Up

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Aug 12, 2015 @ 12:07 AM

Overview

Scheduled file transfers can help you make more efficient use of time, computing resources, and bandwidth. If you want to know how to set one up, check out this post. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Triggers

SCP vs SFTP - 5 Key Comparisons

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 07, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Overview

Both SCP and SFTP run over TCP port 22 by default. Both are also used for transferring files. So are they one and the same? If not, what's the difference between the two? In this post, we compare them in terms of qualities essential to file transfers, namely: speed, security, functionality, support for large files, and support for resuming transfers. Let's see which protocol has the advantage.

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Topics: Security, SFTP

SMTP vs IMAP vs POP3 - Knowing The Difference

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 06, 2015 @ 03:34 AM

Overview

Your ability to send and receive emails is largely due to 3 TCP protocols: SMTP, IMAP, and POP3. If you've got a couple of minutes to spare, now's a good time to know what they are and how they differ from one another.

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Topics: Secure iNet Factory, Email Factory for .NET

Setting Up Public Key Authentication Between Trading Partners

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 04, 2015 @ 03:35 AM

Overview

Several months ago, we published a tutorial crafted to help network/server administrators prepare trading partners for SFTP automation. That article lacked one important feature found in SFTP - public key authentication. So today, we've devoted one full tutorial that focuses on that. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer, SFTP