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SFTP Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Nov 04, 2013 @ 09:42 AM

Overview

SFTP is a secure method for transferring files between two computers. SFTP can stand for either SSH File Transfer Protocol or Secure File Transfer Protocol. This post will introduce you to the major functions of SFTP, its differences and similarities with FTP, its basic usage, and other important characteristics.

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTP

Redefining the FTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Oct 07, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

Overview

Your perception of an FTP server may be in need of an overhaul and you probably need to know why.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, FTP

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

Laws That Could Impact Your Choice of File Transfer Software

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 10:35 AM

Overview

Choosing a file transfer software might seem like a trivial exercise. Any application capable of delivering files to your intended recipient should fit the bill, right? Well, not all the time. If your company belongs to the healthcare or financial services industry, is publicly traded, or handles credit card information, then there are a couple of security requirements you need to take into consideration. 

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Topics: Compliance, PCI-DSS, Secure File Transfer, FTP, HIPAA

Secure FTP Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jul 05, 2013 @ 11:27 AM

Overview

If you google the term secure FTP, most of the definitions you'll come across will fall into one of two groups: those that are just too technical and those that are simply too vague. Some, even contradicting. So if you're an average guy with a not-so-technical background, you'll be walking away with a head all tangled in arcane networking acronyms.

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

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

Protecting Your File Transfer Service from Internal Threats

Posted by John V. on Mon, Nov 19, 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. 

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

Considerations When Setting Up Your DMZ's Reverse Proxy and Firewall

Posted by John V. on Tue, Sep 18, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

There are a number of things to consider when setting up the reverse proxy and firewalls in your DMZ. These things are going to have a significant impact on the performance and security not only on your file transfers but for your entire network in general, so you really need to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each set up before deciding how you are going to put everything together. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, FTP, Reverse Proxy

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

How to do SSL File Transfers

Posted by John V. on Wed, Jun 13, 2012 @ 01:22 PM

Overview

In one of my most recents posts, I defined what an SSL file transfer is. Today, I'm going to show you how to actually set up an SSL file transfer service on JSCAPE MFT Server. After that, I'll demonstrate how an AnyClient user would connect to your server and perform a secure file transfer using that particular service.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, AnyClient, Secure File Transfer, FTP

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