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Security Conscience Notification Triggers

Posted by Chris F. on Tue, May 01, 2012 @ 10:48 AM

Overview

In this article we will discuss the creation of some security conscience notifications.  We will be using Triggers to respond via email when certain events take place that an administrator may wish to know about immediately.  This can be useful when you have a complex configuration on your JSCAPE MFT Server that includes many Users, Groups and Triggers.

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

Capturing & Responding to Trigger Errors in JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by Chris Frisch on Mon, Apr 30, 2012 @ 01:49 PM

Overview

In this article we will discuss how to use the Trigger Error Event Type to capture errors and respond to them.  In the example we are going to walk through we will be using the Trigger Error Event Type to capture the error from a failed action of another Trigger and send an email to the administrator. 

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

Roles of Server and Client Keys in Secure File Transfers - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:55 AM

Overview

Secure file transfers typically employ public key cryptography. This cryptographic system involves the use of two different keys: a public key and a private key. In JSCAPE MFT Server, such keys can be easily generated, imported, and exported in the Key Manager. But some first-time users find it hard to even start using the Key Manager. One reason for that is because they fail to see the difference between server keys and client keys. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, Secure File Transfer

Roles of Server and Client Keys in Secure File Transfers - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:49 AM

This is a continuation of Part 1. To preserve confidentiality in secure file transfers, public keys are given to end users while the private key is kept inside the managed file transfer server. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security

Exploring Regular Expressions in DLP

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Apr 13, 2012 @ 01:20 PM

There are a number of areas in JSCAPE MFT Server where regular expressions can be employed. The regular expressions in the DLP (Data Loss Prevention) module, for instance, play a crucial role in finding sensitive credit card numbers among data stored in your managed file transfer server. This will allow you to automate the tedious task of finding and protecting (e.g. by encryption) these sensitive data and help you comply with PCI DSS requirements. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Data Loss Prevention, Compliance, regular expressions

Sending Twitter Updates in Response to File Transfer Events

Posted by Chris Frisch on Mon, Apr 02, 2012 @ 10:45 AM

Overview

Twitter can be a great tool for both marketing and internal communication.  JSCAPE MFT Server offers the ability to respond to server events with both Twitter updates and direct messages.  In this article we will discuss how to setup your JSCAPE MFT Server to respond to a File Upload event by sending a Twitter update message to a test Twitter account. 

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

Installing JSCAPE MFT Server on Linux (Debian)

Posted by Chris Frisch on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 @ 06:32 PM

In this tutorial I will demonstrate how to install JSCAPE MFT Server on a Debian based Linux system with Gnome through the command line.  Since JSCAPE MFT Server is a Java based, platform independent product you will need to install Java on your machine and that will be covered in this tutorial as well.  Click Here for a tutorial on installing JSCAPE MFT Server on Fedora Linux.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Videos

Using Regular Expressions in Triggers - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 15, 2012 @ 01:59 PM

Let's now continue dissecting the regular expression: ".*\.doc"

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

Using Regular Expressions in Triggers - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 08, 2012 @ 01:30 PM

Overview

One of the most powerful feature in JSCAPE MFT Server is Triggers. If you've been using triggers, then you probably already realize how handy they are in automating business processes that involve secure file transfers. However, if you've never employed regular expressions on your triggers, then you're just scratching the surface of this highly versatile feature.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, Triggers, regular expressions

JSCAPE MFT Server 8.2 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 @ 12:19 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server 8.2.  This latest version comes with a number of user interface and performance enhancements, but the biggest news is the newly added support for AFTP actions in the triggers module.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Accelerated File Transfer