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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

What is SAML?

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Overview

Since version 8.8, JSCAPE MFT Server (now at v9.1) has already supported SAML Web SSO. Although we introduced SSO and its benefits in previous posts, we never went into the details of specific Web SSO standards like SAML and OpenID (another supported Web SSO). But in order to take advantage of any of our Web single sign-on features, you'll need to have at least some basic understanding of each of these two standards. Today, you can start with SAML.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security

JSCAPE MFT Monitor 3.0 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Monitor 3.0. This release includes several enhancements, the most important of which is a new web based interface. The web based interface eliminates the need to install client software allowing users to manage JSCAPE MFT Monitor from anywhere using modern web browsers. Additional enhancements in this release include:

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, JSCAPE MFT Monitor

How to Perform an Android File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Feb 17, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

Overview

In a previous post, we taught you how to set up an Android file transfer service on JSCAPE MFT Server as well as how to install and configure its client app on an Android device. However, we never went into the details of an actual upload and download process. This post should take care of that.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Mobile

5 Big Business Benefits of Using SSO (Single Sign-On)

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

Overview

Although it's been around for quite a while, Single Sign-On or SSO has just started gaining widespread adoption. But it's spreading real fast. In fact, if you surf the Web everyday, I bet you've seen many websites inviting you to login using one of these ...

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Cloud Computing, SaaS

How To Do an iPad or iPhone File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Feb 05, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Overview

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to carry out file transfers between an iPhone or iPad and JSCAPE MFT Server. This capability is ideal for organizations who have adopted some form of BYOD policy and want to establish secure backups and file transfers between iOS mobile devices and a company-owned server. 

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, File Transfer Clients, Tutorials, Mobile

5 Indispensable Tips For Choosing a Business SFTP FTP Server

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Feb 01, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

Overview

To support both regular and sensitive data transfers, businesses typically reinforce their FTP service with a secure file transfer protocol like SFTP. But while these secure network protocols do a good job in protecting data during transmission, data-in-motion security isn't the only thing trading partners require from a file transfer system.

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

SSO (Single Sign-On) Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jan 30, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

Overview

There was a time when the average computer user had to enter login credentials only once per day - likely to simply gain access into the Windows environment. But in this cloud-computing/mobile device age, unless you've activated the "stay signed in" option (assuming it's available), you'd probably have to login to 5 or even 20 different Web sites or online applications per day. 

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

Guide to PCI DSS Compliant File Transfers - Part 3

Posted by John V. on Wed, Jan 08, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series we focused on the basics of PCI DSS.  Now that you've become familiar with the general requirements for achieving PCI DSS compliance, your next step would be to scout for solutions that would help you meet them. In that regard, allow us to present JSCAPE MFT Server and JSCAPE MFT Gateway, two products that already have the necessary features to meet practically all technical requirements specified in PCI DSS that affect file transfer systems.

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

Guide to PCI DSS Compliant File Transfers - Part 2

Posted by John V. on Wed, Jan 08, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Introduction

In Guide to PCI DSS Compliant File Transfers - Part 1 you gained a basic understanding of PCI DSS, the data it is intended to protect and how to assess the scope of a PCI compliant implementation.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

Guide to PCI DSS Compliant File Transfers - Part 1

Posted by John V. on Wed, Jan 08, 2014 @ 04:07 PM

Overview

For the last couple of years, this is the first page you’d find when searching about PCI DSS compliant file transfers. Enough motivation for us to make sure this article stay as informative and as relevant as possible. So now that PCI DSS version 3.0 is out, we’ve made a few changes to get readers like you up to speed with the latest standard.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Compliance, PCI-DSS, Secure File Transfer