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Symmetric vs Asymmetric Encryption

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 @ 02:35 AM

Overview

Secure file transfer protocols generally employ a combination of symmetric and asymmetric encryption to preserve the confidentiality of data while in transit. So why the need for two kinds of encryption? In this post, we take a closer look at the main functions of symmetric and asymmetric encryption, their strengths, their weaknesses, and why we'd prefer having both.

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Topics: Security, File Transfer Clients, OpenPGP, SFTP, FTPS

How to Set Up a Web File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 @ 02:55 PM

Overview

In this post, you'll learn how to set up a web-based file transfer service using JSCAPE MFT Server. A web file transfer will allow your users to perform file transfers without having to install a file transfer client. To upload or download files, they'll just need to fire up their favorite Web browser like Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer, enter the web server's URL, and login to the interface.

This article was updated on Feb 19, 2015

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, File Transfer Clients, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer

How To Do an iPad or iPhone File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Feb 05, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to carry out file transfers between an iPhone or iPad and JSCAPE MFT Server. This capability is ideal for organizations who have adopted some form of BYOD policy and want to establish secure backups and file transfers between iOS mobile devices and a company-owned server. 

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, File Transfer Clients, Tutorials, Mobile

How to FTP a File

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 05, 2013 @ 10:05 AM

Overview

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is one of the most efficient methods for sending large files over the Internet. It also allows you to send multiple files, regardless of size, in one go. In the following sections, I’ll draw up a step-by-step guide on how to transfer files using FTP. It’s really not as difficult as you probably think.

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Topics: File Transfer Clients, AnyClient, Tutorials, FTP

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

Latest Versions of AnyClient Released

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 @ 10:18 AM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce updated versions of AnyClient, AnyClient Enterprise and AnyClient Web

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Topics: News, File Transfer Clients, AnyClient

Latest Versions of AnyClient Released

Posted by Van Glass on Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 04:26 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of AnyClient 4.5, AnyClient Enterprise 7.6 and AnyClient Web 1.1.  Each of these releases includes the following changes.

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Topics: News, File Transfer Clients, AnyClient

AnyClient Web Offers Online FTP Client

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Aug 14, 2012 @ 12:24 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of AnyClient Web, an intuitive web based file transfer client available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems. AnyClient Web supports all major file transfer protocols including FTP/S, SFTP, WebDAV, AFTP and Amazon S3.

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Topics: News, File Transfer Clients, AnyClient, FTP

File Transfer Command Line 2.1 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Wed, Apr 04, 2012 @ 12:13 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of File Transfer Command Line 2.1.  This release contains several enhancements, the most notable being the addition of support for AFTP (Accelerated File Transfer Protocol) allowing FTCL scripts to communicate with AFTP services running in JSCAPE MFT Server.

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Topics: News, File Transfer Clients, Accelerated File Transfer

Online FTP Client with AnyClient

Posted by John V. on Mon, Jan 16, 2012 @ 02:56 PM

Overview

With JSCAPE's online FTP client, known as AnyClient Web, you can transfer files securely even if you don't have your laptop with you or if you simply haven't installed (or can't install) an FTP client. All you need is a regular computer, a Java enabled web browser, and of course an Internet connection.

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Topics: File Transfer Clients, AnyClient, Secure File Transfer