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How to Detect Rogue FTP Servers on your Network

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 11:23 AM

Note: This blog post was originally published on November 30, 2012 but was updated and republished on September 19, 2018.

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

Required MFT Server Password Settings for PCI DSS Compliance - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 @ 04:38 AM

In part 1, we enumerated all PCI-DSS requirements that directly affected password settings and practices. Here, we're going to show you how and where in JSCAPE MFT Server you can configure settings in order to meet those requirements.

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

Required MFT Server Password Settings for PCI DSS Compliance - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 @ 04:37 AM

This article was originally published on May 18, 2012 but was updated on September 12, 2018 to align with PCI DSS 3.2.1.

 

Overview

Certain PCI-DSS requirements dictate how passwords should be generated, managed and used in file transfer systems located within or connected to your cardholder data environment. In this post, we'll identify what those requirements are and then point to ways you can meet them when using JSCAPE MFT Server.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance, PCI-DSS, Secure File Transfer

Guide to HIPAA Compliant File Transfers - Part 3

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jul 19, 2018 @ 03:40 AM

Guide to HIPAA Compliant File Transfers - Part 2

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance

What is TOTP?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 05:30 PM

TOTP or Time-based One Time Password is an algorithm that factors in the current time to generate a unique one-time password. It is increasingly becoming an option for 2-factor authentication (where it is typically used alongside username/password authentication) in secure cloud / web-based applications. 

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

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

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

What Types of Businesses Will Benefit Substantially from a MFT Server?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 @ 04:07 AM

Overview

There are good investments and there are great investments. A piece of software can be a great investment if it makes a substantial impact to business. However, because each type of business has its own peculiarities, the extent of the same software's impact can vary from one business to another. There are those that can benefit immensely and there are those where the same software can make little to no impact at all.

In this post, we identify the types of businesses that can make excellent ROI out of a managed file transfer server acquisition. We hope this will help you determine whether an MFT server can be a great investment for you.

 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, High Availability, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

How Does China's Cybersecurity Law Impact Data Transfers?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, May 29, 2017 @ 08:59 AM

Legislations that involve data protection or privacy always draw our attention because they often have implications to business transactions and file transfers. China's new Cybersecurity Law certainly falls into this category. 

 

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Topics: News, Security, Compliance, Secure File Transfer