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How To Automatically PGP-Encrypt A File Upon Upload Using Triggers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 @ 03:25 AM

Overview

OpenPGP encryption is an excellent way of securing sensitive files on a server. Even if the server is compromised, the information in those files can remain secret. On JSCAPE MFT Server, PGP encryption can be made to execute automatically. You can configure the server so that, as soon as a file is uploaded, the server will immediately encrypt it. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Security, OpenPGP, Tutorials

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.0 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Jun 03, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.0.  This release is a major upgrade from previous versions adding several improvements to the clustering module, support for additional protocols, caching of HTTP/S content, and the ability to reverse proxy services without opening any inbound ports to your internal networks.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Reverse Proxy, Load Balancing

What is OpenID?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 07, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Overview

Web SSO support comes to JSCAPE MFT Server in the form of two widely accepted standards: OpenID and SAML. Earlier this month, we already talked about SAML. So now it's time to get acquainted with OpenID.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security

What is SAML?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Mar 10, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Overview

The latest version of JSCAPE MFT Server (8.8) already supports SAML Web SSO. Although we introduced SSO and its benefits in previous posts, we never went into the details of specific Web SSO standards like SAML and OpenID (also supported by 8.8). But in order to take advantage of any of our Web single sign-on features, you'll need to have at least some basic understanding of each of these two standards. Today, you can start with SAML.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security

How To Do an iPad or iPhone File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Feb 03, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to carry out file transfers between an iPhone or iPad and JSCAPE MFT Server. This capability is ideal for organizations who have adopted some form of BYOD policy and want to establish secure backups and file transfers between iOS mobile devices and a company-owned server. 

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, File Transfer Clients, Tutorials, Mobile

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

Securing HIPAA EDI Transactions with AS2

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

Overview

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

How to Detect Rogue FTP Servers on your Network

Posted by John V. on Tue, Jan 08, 2013 @ 12:16 PM

Overview

Rogue FTP servers can be a menace. Not only do they pose a serious threat to company privacy, they can also stand in the way of regulatory compliance. In this post, you'll learn where these servers come from, what specific dangers accompany them, and how they can be detected.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance, JSCAPE MFT Monitor

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 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

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POODLE vulnerability (CVE-2014-3566) patch for JSCAPE MFT Server
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How To Automatically PGP-Encrypt A File Upon Upload Using Triggers
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