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An Introduction To Cipher Suites

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, May 16, 2018 @ 11:26 PM

The security of any SSL/TLS-protected connection largely depends on the client and server's choice of cipher suites. If you use file transfer protocols like HTTPS, FTPS, and AS2 but don't know what cipher suites are, you will want to read this post.

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Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, FTPS

Securing Data at Rest with OpenPGP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, May 16, 2018 @ 09:22 PM

Overview

As explained in an older post, one popular method of securing data at rest is by using encrypted file systems. Today, we're going to introduce you to another method known as PGP encryption.  Although encrypted file systems provide a decent level of protection for your data, they have certain limitations.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, OpenPGP

Installing Java on CentOS Linux

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, May 14, 2018 @ 11:22 AM

Practically all JSCAPE managed file transfer solutions like MFT Server, MFT Gateway, MFT Synchronizer and MFT Monitor run on Java. So it's important to know how to install Java on various platforms. In this post, we'll teach you how to install Oracle Java on a Linux distro named CentOS. 

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Groups and their role in regulatory compliance - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, May 10, 2018 @ 04:20 AM

Let's now see those groups we talked about in Part 1 in action. You might want to review the Group memberships found in the later part of Part 1 and see which user(s) belong to which group.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Compliance, AnyClient

Groups and their role in regulatory compliance - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, May 09, 2018 @ 03:24 PM

Overview

Here's something that's particularly useful if you want to provide access control to JSCAPE MFT Server directories based on need to know and according to job responsibilities.  It's called Groups. JSCAPE managed file transfer server Groups are named sets of virtual directories and file system permissions that may be assigned to multiple user accounts.  You can use them to comply with certain laws and regulations like PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SOX.

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

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 3

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, May 06, 2018 @ 05:04 PM

This is Part 3 of our 3-part blog post showing how to set up a Linux FTP Server. Let's recap what we've accomplished so far. In Part 1, you learned how to prep your Linux server by installing Java. Then in Part 2, you learned how to install JSCAPE MFT Server and configure it for remote administration via its admin web interface. Here in our last installment, we'll teach you how to activate an FTP service on your managed file transfer Linux server using that administrative web interface.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Linux FTP Server

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, May 06, 2018 @ 05:02 PM

For those who landed on this page via the search engines, this post is a continuation of our article re Setting up a Linux FTP Server. I suggest you read Part 1 first if you haven't done that yet.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, FTP, Linux FTP Server

Setting up a Linux FTP Server - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sun, May 06, 2018 @ 05:00 PM

Overview

In this post, I'll show you how easy it is to set up a Linux FTP Server using JSCAPE MFT Server. One advantage of using a Java FTP server like JSCAPE MFT Server is that it can run on virtually any platform; be it Windows, Solaris, Mac OS X, Linux, etc. All you need is a suitable Java runtime environment (JRE) and you can already provide FTP file transfer services. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Tutorials, FTP, Linux FTP Server

What ICAP Antivirus Scanning Means for Your File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 @ 07:35 AM

The ability to support ICAP antivirus scanning is one of the key features of JSCAPE MFT Server 10.2. But what is it? How can your end users, trading partners, and system administrators benefit from it? How does it match up against traditional file transfer virus scanning solutions? We answer these questions and more in this blog post. 

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

Ensuring GDPR Readiness with MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Apr 17, 2018 @ 09:17 AM

Lately, we've been receiving an increasing number of inquiries from customers as to how JSCAPE MFT Server can ensure GDPR readiness. Because MFT Server is equipped with several features for securing data, it readily meets a number of GDPR provisions for the protection of EU residents' personal data. In this post, we'll tackle the most relevant provisions and explain how you can leverage MFT Server to achieve compliance. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Compliance, Secure File Transfer