What Is HMAC (Hash-based message authentication code), And How Does It Secure File Transfers?

Updated by John Carl Villanueva on

An Overview of HMAC

Data integrity checks are vital to secure communications. They enable communicating parties to verify the integrity and authenticity of the messages they receive. In secure file transfer protocols like FTPS, SFTP, and HTTPS, data integrity/message authentication is usually achieved through a mechanism known as HMAC (Hash-based message authentication code). In this post, we explain what HMAC is, its basic inner workings, and how it secures data transfers.

Read More

Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, HMAC

Get A Free Trial

Download Your 7-Day Free Trial Version of JSCAPE MFT Server.

Get Your Free Trial