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PGP Encrypting Every Single File Uploaded By Members Of A Group

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

Some company activities - such as product development or eDiscovery - require a high level of security. The people involved in these activities have to make sure the information they share with one another are kept confidential at all times. In JSCAPE MFT Server, it's possible to secure a group folder in such a way that all files uploaded to that folder are automatically encrypted with OpenPGP. In this post, we'll show you how to do that.

How To PGP Encrypt Every Single File Uploaded By A Particular User

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

Some guys in your organization may have to handle lots of sensitive information. Because there's always a good chance their files are going to contain confidential data, it would be best to ensure that every single file they upload to your server get utmost protection. On JSCAPE MFT Server, you can do that by applying OpenPGP encryption on all virtual paths owned by that user.

Required MFT Server Password Settings for PCI DSS Compliance - Part 2

  
  
  
  
  
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In part 1, we enumerated all PCI-DSS requirements that directly affected password settings and practices. Here, we're going to show you how and where in JSCAPE MFT Server you can configure settings in order to meet those requirements.

Required MFT Server Password Settings for PCI DSS Compliance - Part 1

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

Certain PCI-DSS requirements dictate how passwords should be generated, managed and used in file transfer systems located within or connected to your cardholder data environment. In this post, we'll identify what those requirements are and then point to ways you can meet them when using JSCAPE MFT Server.

How To Automatically PGP-Encrypt A File Upon Upload Using Triggers

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

OpenPGP encryption is an excellent way of securing sensitive files on a server. Even if the server is compromised, the information in those files can remain secret. On JSCAPE MFT Server, PGP encryption can be made to execute automatically. You can configure the server so that, as soon as a file is uploaded, the server will immediately encrypt it. 

3 Ways To Generate OpenPGP Keys

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

JSCAPE MFT Server makes it easy to strengthen secure file transfers with OpenPGP encryption. But before you can protect your files with PGP, you need to create the necessary public/private key pairs. In this post, we introduce you to three ways of doing that. 

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.1 Released

  
  
  
  
  
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JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.1.  This release adds reverse proxy and load balancing support for UDP based services.  MFT Gateway now supports virtually any TCP or UDP protocol, including but not limited to FTP/S, SFTP/SSH, POP3, IMAP and HTTP/S.

"The added support for UDP greatly expands the potential use cases for MFT Gateway while also providing high availability for AFTP (Accelerated File Transfer Protocol) services in our MFT Server product." stated Van Glass, Product Manager for JSCAPE.

About MFT Gateway

JSCAPE MFT Gateway is a high availability load balancing and reverse proxy server used for streaming internal network services without opening inbound ports or storing sensitive information in the DMZ.  As a software only solution JSCAPE MFT Gateway can stream virtually any network service (TCP or UDP), has installers available for all major platforms and is a key component in meeting government compliance requirements such as HIPAA, PCI and GLBA.



Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 3

  
  
  
  
  
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Applying OpenPGP encryption to a file containing credit card numbers

In Part 1, we showed you how to configure DLP on a group directory in order to detect uploaded files that contained credit card numbers. Then in Part 2, we laid out the steps for sending an automatic email notification whenever such files were detected. This time, we're going to teach you how to protect those files using OpenPGP encryption.  

Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 2

  
  
  
  
  
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If you followed the steps in Part 1, then you should now have a DLP-enabled group. That group directory will have the capability to detect files stored in it that contain certain credit card numbers. If a member of that group attempts to download such a file, the server will prevent the download from taking place and fire a "DLP rule matched" event. In the screenshot below, a user is prevented by JSCAPE's DLP from downloading a file containing MasterCard numbers.

Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 1

  
  
  
  
  
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Overview

A large share of all data security breach incidents involve non-malicious company insiders. In fact, Ponemon's "2013 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis" revealed that an astounding 35% of data security breaches in 2012 were simply caused by negligent employees or contractors. In a file transfer server, where multiple users can share a single folder, such incidents can easily happen.

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