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Using Windows FTP Scripts To Automate File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 @ 09:42 AM

Overview

Windows FTP scripts enable you to put together a chain of commands in a file that you can call into play when needed. Scripts can come in handy when you want to automate file transfer processes. In this introductory post, we explain what FTP scripts are, why you'll want to use them, and how to create simple Windows-based scripts to upload or download files from a FTP server.

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Topics: Business Process Automation, FTP

Server To Server File Transfer - Zip and Then Upload To A Trading Partner

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 16, 2016 @ 04:33 AM

Overview

Everyday, files are uploaded to a certain folder on your file transfer server. And everyday, you're supposed to gather those files into a zip file and forward it to a trading partner. Here's how you can automate that process on JSCAPE MFT Server

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

What Is The Best FTP Alternative For Business?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 12, 2016 @ 11:30 AM

Overview

In our last post, we talked about the importance of applying the CIA Triad to enterprise file transfers. Interestingly, one of the most widely used file transfer protocols, FTP, fails to meet the security goals of that triad. If you're using FTP in your business operations, it's high time to find an alternative. This post introduces you to some of the top options.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

Applying The CIA Triad To Your Enterprise File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 09, 2016 @ 10:10 AM

Overview

As one of the basic building blocks of information security, the CIA Triad is likewise a vital piece in establishing secure enterprise file transfers. In this post, we explain what the CIA Triad is and how you can apply it to your B2B data transfers.

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS

The SSH / SFTP Key Fingerprint And Its Role In Server Authentication

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 04, 2016 @ 11:30 AM

The first time a user connects to your SSH or SFTP server, his/her file transfer client may display an alert or notice indicating it doesn't recognize the server's fingerprint. What it's actually referring to is the server's SSH/SFTP key fingerprint, an important security feature that helps users and client applications authenticate SSH/SFTP servers. This post explains how it's used.

 

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, SFTP

How To Retrieve Email Messages and Attachments

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 @ 01:00 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to enable your local server to automatically retrieve email messages and attachments from a remote mail server.

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

Streamlining Data Transfers for State Data Breach Notification Law Compliance

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 @ 07:35 AM

Overview

Most US states now have their own data breach notification law. If your business operations involve the storage and transfer of personal information, there are a couple of things you ought to know to reduce the risks and bring down the costs of compliance.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

Auto Upload Files To A Remote Server Upon Arrival At A Local Directory

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 20, 2016 @ 04:00 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to automatically upload files to a remote server as soon as the files are added into one of your MFT Server's local directories. 

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Topics: Business Process Automation, Tutorials, Triggers

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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Topics: News