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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

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

How to Share Files with a Virtual Paralegal

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 10, 2012 @ 05:30 PM

Overview

Vast technological advancements in the Internet are spawning new breeds of professionals who have learned to take advantage of the Internet's ubiquity, connectivity, and speed. Among these professionals are legal support individuals known as virtual paralegals.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, eDiscovery, Secure File Transfer

Advantages of Using a Managed File Transfer Server During eDiscovery

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 18, 2012 @ 01:24 PM

Overview

During eDiscovery, a large number of ESI (electronically stored information) files may have to be shared among attorneys, paralegals, other support staff, and the opposing litigators themselves. Since the information in these files can be vital to the outcome of the case, attorneys must ensure these files' availability, privacy, security, and integrity. In this post, we'll take a look at the ideal conditions for file sharing during an eDiscovery process and then talk about why an MFT Server is the perfect tool for the job.

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, eDiscovery, Secure File Transfer

How MFT Server File Sharing Minimizes Potential eDiscovery Costs

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 @ 11:56 AM

Overview

E-Discovery can be a very expensive and time-consuming process. Hence, it would be wise to minimize the possible impact of exposure. One way to achieve this is to eliminate activities that result in needless dispersion of electronically stored information (ESI). Incidentally, one such activity exists in the realm of file transfers and that's what we're going to talk about now.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, eDiscovery, Cloud Computing, Secure File Transfer

Regulatory Issues Affecting Transborder File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 25, 2012 @ 12:27 PM

The Internet has greatly simplified and hastened the way we share files with trading partners and colleagues based in other countries. But unknown to many of us, these transborder file transfers can involve personal information, which may be subject to certain national and international laws and regulations. 

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

3 Crucial Components for Enterprise File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Aug 25, 2012 @ 03:57 PM

Overview

The volume of sensitive information being exchanged among large organizations is growing at a tremendous pace. Unless these organizations beef up IT security, all that information could easily fall into the wrong hands.  In this post, we take a look at three security solutions that are emerging as the most crucial components of highly secure, enterprise-class file transfers.

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

Top 8 Benefits of a Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 17, 2012 @ 12:01 PM

Overview

By placing a reverse proxy in your DMZ, you can move your file transfer servers to your internal network where they will be less vulnerable to attacks from the Internet. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. There are still more benefits of using a reverse proxy you might not be aware of. 

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Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

Using a Reverse Proxy to Keep Sensitive Data out of the DMZ

Posted by John V. on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 @ 11:01 AM

Overview

Deploying a reverse proxy and making use of DMZ streaming is an excellent way of keeping sensitive data out of your DMZ. Consequently, it can also help in achieving regulatory compliance.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer, Reverse Proxy

Choosing Key Lengths for Encrypted File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jul 06, 2012 @ 10:31 AM

Overview

Whenever you generate a server key on JSCAPE MFT Server, you're asked to specify a key length. Since longer keys translate to stronger security, choosing the longer key length might seem like a no-brainer. But why did JSCAPE have to include an option for a shorter key then? Will there be instances where you'll have to choose the shorter key? The answer is yes. And in this post, we'll explain when that can be the case.

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, Secure File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Monitor