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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

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

Business Associates and HIPAA Compliant File Transfers

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

Overview

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

JSCAPE MFT Server 8.6 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Mar 18, 2013 @ 09:29 AM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server 8.6.  This release includes a number of enhancements and bug fixes highlights of which include:

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server

Solving the Problem of Big Data Transfers in the Film Industry

Posted by John V. on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 @ 06:35 AM

Hollywood and big data

File transfers play a crucial role in filmmaking and video production. Raw footages and partially enhanced videos may have to cross vast distances to reach post-production teams or studio executives for further editing or review. Unfortunately, commonly used methods of sending these big files are either too slow, atrociously tedious, or ridiculously expensive. Let me share with you a better way.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Accelerated File Transfer, Big Data

Emailing Large Files with Ad-Hoc File Transfers

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Feb 05, 2013 @ 06:54 AM

There are times when you need to quickly share a file with someone.  Email has long been the solution to this need.  Nearly everyone uses email today and sending an email with a file attachment is so simple that it has become second nature.  However, as file attachment sizes increase and reports of data leaks are on the rise, sending email attachments is facing a new set of problems.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer

A Faster Way to Send Big Data to the Cloud

Posted by John V. on Tue, Feb 05, 2013 @ 05:54 AM

Overview

You can do many things with your big data if you can bring it to the cloud. You can run business intelligence or data analytics with it and obtain valuable insights. You can make it available to consumers and customers anytime/anywhere and facilitate better collaboration and product distribution. Or you can simply store it for safekeeping.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, AnyClient, Cloud Computing, Accelerated File Transfer, Big Data

JSCAPE MFT Server 8.5 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Fri, Jan 11, 2013 @ 01:05 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server 8.5.  This is a major release including a number of enhancements, highlights of which include:

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server

How to Setup High Availability File Transfer Servers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Dec 27, 2012 @ 11:10 AM

Overview

One of the challenges of setting up a high availability environment for transfer servers is in making sure the servers involved have the same configurations. But if you're using JSCAPE MFT Server, there's an easy way. JSCAPE MFT Server's Failover module allow you to synchronize your servers either automatically or manually with a single click.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer

Countering Packet Sniffers Using Encrypted FTP

Posted by John V. on Tue, Dec 11, 2012 @ 04:09 PM

Overview

A lot of people who often send files just love FTP. The File Transfer Protocol allows users to transmit volumes of files over the Internet through uncomplicated FTP clients, some of which are already built-in in the two popular operating systems, Windows and Mac OS X. Sadly, this well-loved technology is not very secure. That's why people who craft regulations like PCI DSS are wary of it. They know that an attacker armed with a packet sniffer can easily obtain usernames and passwords just by sniffing an FTP connection. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security

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