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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

Why Your Company's File Transfer Services May Not Be Suited For a 24x7 Economy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

In a 24x7 economy, where companies need to transact with customers or trading partners round the clock, it's not recommended to rely on traditional solutions. Learn why in this post. 

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

JSCAPE Announces MFT Marketplace for Enterprises and Developers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 @ 06:38 PM

JSCAPE, the leader in platform and protocol independent managed file transfer solutions, is pleased to announce MFT Marketplace, a new and unique offering for the Managed File Transfer market.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer

List Files As They Are Uploaded To Your Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 05, 2018 @ 11:32 PM

A quick video demonstrating how to set up JSCAPE MFT Server to automatically list files as they're uploaded to your server. 

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

Load Testing Managed File Transfer Applications

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Sep 04, 2018 @ 10:26 PM

Note: This article was originally published on Dec 9, 2011 but was updated and republished on September 4, 2018.

Overview

Load testing is one activity that can help you in making sure your managed file transfer services are always in optimal conditions. In this post, we'll elaborate more about the importance of load testing and then talk about how JSCAPE MFT Monitor can enable you to gain insightful information from the load tests you run with it.

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Topics: High Availability, Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Monitor

Choosing Key Lengths for Encrypted File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Aug 28, 2018 @ 10:12 PM

Note: This post was originally posted on July 6, 2012 but was updated on August 28, 2018

Overview

Whenever you generate a server key on JSCAPE MFT Server, you're asked to specify a key length. Since longer keys translate to stronger security, choosing the longer key length might seem like a no-brainer. But why did JSCAPE have to include an option for a shorter key then? Will there be instances where you'll have to choose the shorter key? The answer is yes. And in this post, we'll explain when that can be the case.

 

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

How To Use ADFS 3.0 as IdP for Web SSO SAML on JSCAPE MFT Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 @ 06:00 PM

Ever since we introduced Web SSO support in JSCAPE MFT Server (way back in version 8.8), the number of adopters for this method of authentication has been steadily growing. We're not surprised, considering how SSO greatly simplifies end user authentication in organizations that use several web-based applications. 

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

JSCAPE MFT Server 11 Released

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 31, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

JSCAPE, the leader in platform and protocol independent managed file transfer solutions, is pleased to announce the latest release of MFT Server, 11.0.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer