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JSCAPE MFT Server 10 Released

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 @ 02:27 AM

 

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of MFT Server 10. This is a major release and includes several new features and improvements focused in particular on the client web interface, OFTP2 and AS2 file transfer protocols and key management. 

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Google Chrome Could Be Pushing HTTP To The Brink of Extinction

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Sep 09, 2016 @ 01:52 AM

The days of HTTP pages on the Web appear to be numbered. Google has announced it would be labelling certain HTTP pages as "Not secure" when it releases Chrome 56 on January 2017. This is part of Google's ongoing effort to increase adoption of HTTPS. HTTPS is reinforced by SSL/TLS, making it a more secure version of HTTP

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Topics: News, Security, Secure File Transfer

What Could Be The Impact of Brexit on Data Transfers?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Jul 17, 2016 @ 08:48 PM

Overview

Will Brexit have a significant impact on data transfers involving personal information? While it's hard speculate what the impact will be, it could largely depend on the specific path UK chooses to take once its separation from the EU is finalized.   

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Topics: News, Security, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

Privacy Shield Officially Replaces Safe Harbour, Lifts US-EU Data Transfer Uncertainties

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 13, 2016 @ 02:37 AM

 

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Thoughts On The Rising Cost of Data Breach And How To Reduce Risk

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, Jun 26, 2016 @ 12:10 AM

Overview

Results from Ponemon's 2016 Cost of Data Breach Study show that the price of these incidents continues to rise and that it has now breached the $4 Million mark. Another paper published by Deloitte even talks about hidden costs that far exceed what most businesses normally take into account. While these reports paint an alarming picture on the state of data security, we managed to extract from these papers key factors that can help businesses mitigate the risks. 

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Topics: News, Security, Compliance

Stonebranch and JSCAPE Announce Partnership to Automate, Secure and Simplify B2B File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, May 25, 2016 @ 07:15 PM

Atlanta, GA, May 25, 2016 - Stonebranch, a modern workload automation solution provider that simplifies mission-critical IT business processes, and JSCAPE, a software company focused on offering high-quality, platform-independent and easy-to-use managed file transfer products and services, announced today a strategic technology partnership to deliver Universal Data Mover Gateway (UDM Gateway.)

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JSCAPE MFT Server 9.3 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Feb 16, 2016 @ 02:09 PM

 

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server

Key Trans Pacific Partnership Provisions That Impact Data Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Feb 16, 2016 @ 02:24 AM

Overview

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has drawn a tsunami of reactions both for and against it. For sure, it's going to be a game changer in global trade. But how does it concern us?

Business transactions are now accompanied by massive data exchanges. It's thus expected for the agreement to tackle the conduct of those data exchanges as well. In this post, we take a look at the agreement's provisions on data transfers and try to understand how they might affect current practices.

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Topics: News, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

What The EU-US Safe Harbor Is All About And How It May Affect Your Business

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jan 25, 2016 @ 02:50 AM

Overview

As of this writing, the United States and European Union are in the thick of negotiations for a new Safe Harbor agreement. The result can have a profound impact on thousands of global businesses. In this post, we introduce you to the original Safe Harbor, how it came about, why it's been recently invalidated, and the possible impacts its future holds for a large number of businesses.

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Topics: News, Compliance

Understanding The Limitation of IRS' "Get Transcript" Multi-Step Authentication

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Aug 22, 2015 @ 01:33 AM

Overview

The multi-step authentication system used to secure the IRS "Get Transcript" application required several pieces of data that only the taxpayers could have known. But even that wasn't strong enough to prevent the recent data breach. That's because the system had one serious limitation. 

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Topics: News, Security