Blog

Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

10 Things You Can Do With An MFT Server - An Infographic

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 10, 2015 @ 06:00 AM

Just an infographic to help you quickly understand what a managed file transfer server does. If you found this useful, feel free to share. 

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer

Still Confused With SMTP Ports? Read This

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 09, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

Configuring SMTP ports can be confusing. Users and sometimes even system administrators aren't sure when to use port 25, 587, or 465. This article should help clarify things. 

Read More

Topics: Secure iNet Factory, Email Factory for .NET

What Is Two Factor Authentication?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Sep 05, 2015 @ 05:23 AM

Overview

Passwords (even strong ones) can sometimes fall into the wrong hands. To minimize the risk of granting access to an impersonator who might have managed to obtain someone else's username and password, you might need to employ what is known as two factor authentication (2FA). What is it?

Read More

Topics: Security, SFTP

7 Things CEOs Can Do To Stay Clear Of The Waves of Data Breaches

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 03, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Overview

The departure of Avid Life Media (Ashley Madison's parent company) CEO Noel Biderman wasn't the first time an executive resigned due to a data breach. It's actually the third from a high profile company over a span of a little more than a year. And chances are, it won't be the last.

 

Read More

Topics: Security, Compliance, DLP

Forwarding Files From FTP To SFTP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 01, 2015 @ 04:01 AM

Overview

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to automatically forward FTP uploads to an SFTP server. 

 

Read More

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

How To Send Big Files For eDiscovery

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:57 PM

Overview

Ever since amendments were made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to introduce eDiscovery, litigants and litigators have been struggling to find better ways of handling the large volumes of electronically stored information (ESI) now frequently involved in lawsuits. For instance, many of our clients in the legal profession want to know how to reduce risk exposure when sending big files of ESI.

 

Read More

Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Data Loss Prevention, eDiscovery, PCI-DSS, DLP, HIPAA, Failover, Load Balancing

What Is A Key Exchange?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Overview

Before any files can be sent securely over protocols like FTPS, HTTPS, and SFTP, the two communicating parties must first engage in a key exchange. What's that?

 

Read More

Topics: Security, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS

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. 

Read More

Topics: News, Security

A Key Takeaway From The IRS Data Breach

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 11:31 PM

 

 

Recently, we learned that the total number of accounts that may have been compromised in the IRS data breach might have exceeded 330,000. That alone's already more than twice the original estimates when the breach was first disclosed in May. But aside from the growing numbers, there are a couple more details that really stand out.

Read More

Topics: News, Security

5 Major Consequences of Downtime

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 20, 2015 @ 09:03 AM

Overview

The cost of downtime is rapidly rising. This is primarily due to businesses' increasing dependence on data and technology. In the past, if a server went down, people simply reverted to manual methods. Or, because transactions weren't as fast and voluminous back then, they simply waited until the service would go back up again. Could you imagine doing that now? Many large enterprises can't. Here are 5 reasons why. 

Read More

Topics: High Availability, JSCAPE MFT Gateway