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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How to Setup High Availability File Transfer Servers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Dec 27, 2012 @ 11:10 AM

Overview

One of the challenges of setting up a high availability environment for transfer servers is in making sure the servers involved have the same configurations. But if you're using JSCAPE MFT Server, there's an easy way. JSCAPE MFT Server's Failover module allow you to synchronize your servers either automatically or manually with a single click.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer

Countering Packet Sniffers Using Encrypted FTP

Posted by John V. on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 04:09 PM

Overview

A lot of people who often send files just love FTP. The File Transfer Protocol allows users to transmit volumes of files over the Internet through uncomplicated FTP clients, some of which are already built-in in the two popular operating systems, Windows and Mac OS X. Sadly, this well-loved technology is not very secure. That's why people who craft regulations like PCI DSS are wary of it. They know that an attacker armed with a packet sniffer can easily obtain usernames and passwords just by sniffing an FTP connection. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security

JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook 2010 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Fri, Nov 30, 2012 @ 03:04 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server Plugin for Outlook 2010 (version 2.2).  This release contains a number of usability enhancements and bug fixes. 

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

Protecting Your File Transfer Service from Internal Threats

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 @ 01:03 PM

Overview

Every year since 2010, Ponemon Institute conducts a research entitled "Cost of Cyber Crime Study". One of the main goals of the study is to quantify the economic impact of cyber attacks. This information is meant to help organizations determine the appropriate capital investment for countering these attacks or minimizing their impact. 

*This post was updated on July 11, 2015

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Business Process Automation, Security, Secure File Transfer, FTP

Software Audits Health and Security of File Transfer Services

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 @ 10:15 AM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Monitor.  JSCAPE MFT Monitor is a software application developed to monitor the health and security of file transfer services.

"File transfer services are the backbone of many organizations data exchange processes. For an organization to function properly these critical file transfer services must offer reliability, high-performance and security." said Van Glass, CEO of JSCAPE.

The performance and reliability of file transfer services can greatly impact an organizations ability to conduct business with it's clients and trading partners. Left undetected, poor performing file transfer services can result in breaches of SLAs (Service Level Agreement), breakdown of internal processes, disappointed customers and possible loss of revenue.

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Topics: News, Managed File Transfer, Compliance, JSCAPE MFT Monitor

How to Share Files with a Virtual Paralegal

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 10, 2012 @ 05:30 PM

Overview

Vast technological advancements in the Internet are spawning new breeds of professionals who have learned to take advantage of the Internet's ubiquity, connectivity, and speed. Among these professionals are legal support individuals known as virtual paralegals.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, eDiscovery, Secure File Transfer

Ensuring Regulatory Compliance in eDiscovery File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 03, 2012 @ 12:46 PM

Overview

During the eDiscovery phase of civil litigation, lawyers may be given access to a lot of electronically stored information (ESI), some of which might be covered by certain laws/regulations. To avoid harsh penalties and preserve client confidence, attorneys must move to secure ESI especially during file sharing, when the information can be exposed to a variety of threats.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Data Loss Prevention, eDiscovery, Compliance

AnyClient Brings File Transfer to the Cloud

Posted by Van Glass on Fri, Oct 19, 2012 @ 12:46 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of AnyClient 5.0.  This release provides users with automatic two-way synchronization of site settings between their desktop installations of AnyClient and their AnyClient Web account. 

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Topics: News, AnyClient, Cloud Computing

Advantages of Using a Managed File Transfer Server During eDiscovery

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 18, 2012 @ 01:24 PM

Overview

During eDiscovery, a large number of ESI (electronically stored information) files may have to be shared among attorneys, paralegals, other support staff, and the opposing litigators themselves. Since the information in these files can be vital to the outcome of the case, attorneys must ensure these files' availability, privacy, security, and integrity. In this post, we'll take a look at the ideal conditions for file sharing during an eDiscovery process and then talk about why an MFT Server is the perfect tool for the job.

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, eDiscovery, Secure File Transfer

How MFT Server File Sharing Minimizes Potential eDiscovery Costs

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 @ 11:56 AM

Overview

E-Discovery can be a very expensive and time-consuming process. Hence, it would be wise to minimize the possible impact of exposure. One way to achieve this is to eliminate activities that result in needless dispersion of electronically stored information (ESI). Incidentally, one such activity exists in the realm of file transfers and that's what we're going to talk about now.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, eDiscovery, Cloud Computing, Secure File Transfer