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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How To Use A Windows FTP Client For Secure Downloads

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Sep 27, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Despite FTP's vulnerabilities, many Windows users still use FTP clients for transferring files over the Internet. If you really have to keep using that archaic file transfer protocol, at least do it securely. Here's what we suggest.

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Topics: Security, OpenPGP, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

Getting Started With The FTP Command Line

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 25, 2015 @ 08:27 AM

This tutorial is for those who 1) understand the vulnerabilities of FTP but still want to learn how it's used AND 2) prefer doing things on the command line. 

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Topics: Tutorials, FTP

How To Install A SFTP Server on Windows

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Overview

Because Windows doesn't have an SFTP server built in, here's a tutorial showing how to install one on it. 

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

SSL vs TLS - Know The Difference

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 16, 2015 @ 09:39 AM

Overview

SSL and TLS have many similarities. That's why, in most software applications, they're configured together as "SSL/TLS". However, they do have several differences as well, which is what we're going to talk about now.

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer

Uploading a 2nd File Only If The 1st Succeeds - Using 1 Trigger

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 12, 2015 @ 06:14 PM

Overview

In our previous post, we showed you how to use two triggers to upload a second file only if the first upload succeeded. Here's a shorter way to do it.

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

Uploading a 2nd File Only If The 1st Succeeds - Using 2 Triggers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 11, 2015 @ 03:23 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to set up automated file transfers wherein a second file is uploaded only if the first upload succeeds. 

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

10 Things You Can Do With An MFT Server - An Infographic

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 10, 2015 @ 06:00 AM

Just an infographic to help you quickly understand what a managed file transfer server does. If you found this useful, feel free to share. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer

Still Confused With SMTP Ports? Read This

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 09, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

Configuring SMTP ports can be confusing. Users and sometimes even system administrators aren't sure when to use port 25, 587, or 465. This article should help clarify things. 

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Topics: Secure iNet Factory, Email Factory for .NET

What Is Two Factor Authentication?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 05, 2015 @ 05:23 AM

Overview

Passwords (even strong ones) can sometimes fall into the wrong hands. To minimize the risk of granting access to an impersonator who might have managed to obtain someone else's username and password, you might need to employ what is known as two factor authentication (2FA). What is it?

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Topics: Security, SFTP

7 Things CEOs Can Do To Stay Clear Of The Waves of Data Breaches

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 03, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Overview

The departure of Avid Life Media (Ashley Madison's parent company) CEO Noel Biderman wasn't the first time an executive resigned due to a data breach. It's actually the third from a high profile company over a span of a little more than a year. And chances are, it won't be the last.

 

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Topics: Security, Compliance, DLP