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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

Open Internal File Transfer Servers to External Users

Posted by Van Glass on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 @ 01:14 PM

Do you have mountains of data on your internal network, some of which you would like to easily share with external users via the Internet?  If so, you may have found this difficult to implement due to technical and/or regulatory compliance issues.  Well, now there is a solution.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Compliance

Regulatory Issues Affecting Transborder File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 25, 2012 @ 12:27 PM

The Internet has greatly simplified and hastened the way we share files with trading partners and colleagues based in other countries. But unknown to many of us, these transborder file transfers can involve personal information, which may be subject to certain national and international laws and regulations. 

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

3 Crucial Components for Enterprise File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Aug 25, 2012 @ 03:57 PM

Overview

The volume of sensitive information being exchanged among large organizations is growing at a tremendous pace. Unless these organizations beef up IT security, all that information could easily fall into the wrong hands.  In this post, we take a look at three security solutions that are emerging as the most crucial components of highly secure, enterprise-class file transfers.

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

Top 8 Benefits of a Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 17, 2012 @ 12:01 PM

Overview

By placing a reverse proxy in your DMZ, you can move your file transfer servers to your internal network where they will be less vulnerable to attacks from the Internet. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. There are still more benefits of using a reverse proxy you might not be aware of. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

Forward Proxy vs Reverse Proxy

Posted by John V. on Mon, Aug 06, 2012 @ 10:30 AM

Overview

We've talked about reverse proxy servers and how they can really be good at protecting the servers in your internal network. Lately, however, we've realized that some people actually think we're talking about forward proxy servers or that the two are one and the same. They're not. This post should easily spell out the differences between the two. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Compliance, Reverse Proxy

Using a Reverse Proxy to Keep Sensitive Data out of the DMZ

Posted by John V. on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 @ 11:01 AM

Overview

Deploying a reverse proxy and making use of DMZ streaming is an excellent way of keeping sensitive data out of your DMZ. Consequently, it can also help in achieving regulatory compliance.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer, Reverse Proxy

How to Secure PCI-DSS FTP Compliance

Posted by John V. on Tue, Jun 19, 2012 @ 11:27 AM

Overview

PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) contains a couple of requirements that practically discourage organizations who handle credit card data from using FTP for their file transfers. In this post, we'll examine those requirements more closely to see what the options are for those who still find it difficult to ditch this antiquated technology. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance, PCI-DSS, Secure File Transfer

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

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, May 25, 2012 @ 02:15 PM

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.

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

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

Posted by John V. on Wed, May 23, 2012 @ 02:14 PM

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.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance, PCI-DSS, Secure File Transfer