Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

How To Send Big Files For eDiscovery

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:57 PM


Ever since amendments were made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to introduce eDiscovery, litigants and litigators have been struggling to find better ways of handling the large volumes of electronically stored information (ESI) now frequently involved in lawsuits. For instance, many of our clients in the legal profession want to know how to reduce risk exposure when sending big files of ESI.


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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Data Loss Prevention, eDiscovery, PCI-DSS, DLP, HIPAA, Failover, Load Balancing

Securing HIPAA EDI Transactions with AS2

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


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

Laws That Could Impact Your Choice of File Transfer Software

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


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

AS2 Simplified

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


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

Business Associates and HIPAA Compliant File Transfers

Posted by John V. on Mon, Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:50 AM


September is fast approaching. And if you're classified as a HIPAA business associate, that could only mean one thing: it's crunch time. By September 23, you should have already complied with the requirements in HIPAA/HITECH's Final Rule. Some of those requirements affect file transfers involving protected health information.

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

Guide to HIPAA Compliant File Transfers - Part 1

Posted by John V. on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 @ 09:27 AM

For some entities in the health care industry, file transfer activities are no longer as simple as before. Measures have to be taken to make sure violations aren't made against HIPAA. FTP services, perhaps the most widely used services for transferring large files over the Internet, now require enhancements to ensure that data considered as electronic protected health information (ePHI) are protected throughout an FTP transfer.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance, FTP, HIPAA

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