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10 Ways to Make a Server to Server File Transfer Fit Enterprise Use

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 12, 2013 @ 12:16 PM

Overview

Server to server file transfers are usually associated with enterprise business processes. Interestingly, some of these file transfers actually don't fit the bill. In this post, we'll share some tips on how you can enhance your server to suit the stringent requirements of the enterprise. 

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, Triggers, DLP, FTPS, AS2

You Know It’s Time To Implement Server To Server File Transfer When..

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 10:51 AM

Overview

Many business processes involve file exchanges. Bid and proposal submissions, loan applications, legal filings, financial reporting, data backup and recovery, supply chain integration, B2B collaboration, and several business transactions all require the movement of files. Although ad hoc file transfers usually get the job done, there are really situations that require server to server file transfers. Those particular situations are the focus of our discussion today.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Triggers, AS2

Securing HIPAA EDI Transactions with AS2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 03, 2013 @ 11:06 AM

Overview

One of the main goals of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is to improve efficiency in the US health care industry. To achieve this, HIPAA mandates the use of electronic data interchange (EDI) in health care transactions and requires HIPAA covered entities to adopt national standards when implementing EDI.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Security, AS2, HIPAA

AS2 Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 31, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

Overview

AS2 (Applicability Statement 2) is a data/file transfer protocol that supports fully-automated, server-to-server file transfers. It's suitable for two or more parties who often transact with each other and require a fast, secure, reliable, and paper-free method of exchanging supporting documents.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer, AS2, HIPAA

Exploring Use Cases for Managed File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 12:01 PM

Overview

One thing we often discover when talking with clients is that many of their company's file sharing tasks are actually accomplished using a mishmash of solutions. Some employees send files through email. Others use FTP. Some subscribe to cloud-based file sharing services like DropBox and Google Drive. And still others rely on specialized methods like custom scripts or programs.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer

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

Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 3

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jun 12, 2012 @ 11:06 AM

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.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Security, Data Loss Prevention, OpenPGP

Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 @ 12:18 PM

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.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Security, Data Loss Prevention

Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, May 31, 2012 @ 09:46 AM

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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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Security, Data Loss Prevention

Using Trading Partners in JSCAPE MFT Server - Part 2

Posted by Chris F. on Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 12:48 PM

Overview

This is the second installment of a 2 part video tutorial on Using Trading Partners in JSCAPE MFT Server.  In Part 1 we provided an overview of trading partners and demonstrated how to create a trading partner using JSCAPE MFT Server Manager.  In this installment we will demonstrate how to use a trading partner within a trigger.

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