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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 1.7 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 @ 03:55 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 1.7.  This release includes the following updates.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Reverse Proxy

Securing Data at Rest with Encrypted File Systems

Posted by John V. on Thu, Jun 20, 2013 @ 02:00 PM

Overview

In my last post, I shared with you the importance of Securing Data at Rest. One of the most effective ways of securing data, whether at rest or in transit, is through encryption. After reading this article, you’ll learn one way of encrypting data at rest, and that is by using encrypted file systems.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Compliance

A Faster Way to Send Big Files Essential to Manufacturing

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 19, 2013 @ 07:30 AM

Overview

With time-to-market gradually becoming a crucial competitive advantage, many manufacturers whose trading partners are located across the globe have started looking for faster ways of exchanging mission-critical files. Common file transfer methods such as email, cloud-based file sharing and FTP are turning out to be too slow for sending detailed CAD models and other massive files integral to manufacturing processes.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, Fast File Transfer

4 Popular Large File Transfer Methods With Big Deficiencies

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jun 17, 2013 @ 04:45 PM

Overview

Some people seem to consider 1 gigabyte large. That's probably why, when Facebook Pipe (which supports up to 1 GB) was launched earlier this month, many Twitter tweets were touting it as an app for "large file transfers". It's not. So are other methods many people unwisely use at work for sharing really big files; files that are even much larger than a gigabyte. 

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Topics: Cloud Computing, FTP, Accelerated File Transfer, Email Large Files

10 Essential Attributes of a Secure File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 04:33 PM

Overview

Normally, when people send files over the Internet, they do it through email, FTP, or cloud-based file sharing services. That's perfectly fine if the files you send don't contain sensitive information. But if they do, you would have to employ a secure file transfer solution in order to prevent possible attackers from intercepting, viewing, stealing, or altering the information you transmit. 

 

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS

Email Large Files with JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Jun 03, 2013 @ 01:43 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook 2.5.  This release includes several improvements, highlights of which include:

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Topics: News, Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook, JSCAPE MFT Server

JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook 2.4 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 10:11 PM

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Topics: News, Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook

Automatically PGP Decrypt Files Upon Download from FTP Server

Posted by John V. on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 12:45 PM

Overview

AnyClient has a special feature that allows it to automatically decrypt OpenPGP encrypted files upon download. This can cut down the number of steps for decrypting files, which normally involves using a separate OpenPGP encryption/decryption tool like GPG. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, File Transfer Clients, AnyClient, OpenPGP

Business Associates and HIPAA Compliant File Transfers

Posted by John V. on Mon, Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:50 AM

Overview

September is fast approaching. And if you're classified as a HIPAA business associate, that could only mean one thing: it's crunch time. By September 23, you should have already complied with the requirements in HIPAA/HITECH's Final Rule. Some of those requirements affect file transfers involving protected health information.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer, HIPAA

Keeping Sensitive Data out of the DMZ with a Reverse Proxy

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Apr 04, 2013 @ 11:41 AM

A DMZ (demilitarized zone) is a section of the network that is exposed to an untrusted network, usually the Internet.  The purpose of a DMZ is to act as an extra layer of security between external hosts and internal hosts.  For security purposes, hosts located in the DMZ may have limited or no access to hosts and services located on the internal network.  Examples of hosts that may reside in the DMZ include mail servers, web servers, FTP servers and SFTP/SSH servers.   

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer, Compliance