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Using a Reverse Proxy to Keep Sensitive Data out of the DMZ

Posted by John V. on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 @ 11:01 AM

Overview

Deploying a reverse proxy and making use of DMZ streaming is an excellent way of keeping sensitive data out of your DMZ. Consequently, it can also help in achieving regulatory compliance.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer, Compliance, Secure File Transfer, Reverse Proxy

Setting Passwords and Enforcing Password Compliance

Posted by Chris F. on Wed, Jul 18, 2012 @ 09:54 AM

Overview

In this video we will be doing a brief overview of password and password compliance settings in JSCAPE MFT Server.  There are several places in JSCAPE MFT server manager to change different passwords so I will show you where to find them as well as how to enforce password compliance for users.  There are several things you need to know regarding passwords and password compliance and we will discuss them in this video.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Videos, Tutorials

Choosing Key Lengths for Encrypted File Transfers

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jul 06, 2012 @ 10:31 AM

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

UDP File Transfers with JSCAPE MFT Server and AnyClient

Posted by Chris F. on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 @ 10:55 AM

Overview

In this video we will discuss how to setup the AFTP service in JSCAPE MFT Server and how to connect to it using AnyClient.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Videos, Accelerated File Transfer, UDP File Transfer

How to Secure PCI-DSS FTP Compliance

Posted by John V. on Tue, Jun 19, 2012 @ 11:27 AM

Overview

PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) contains a couple of requirements that practically discourage organizations who handle credit card data from using FTP for their file transfers. In this post, we'll examine those requirements more closely to see what the options are for those who still find it difficult to ditch this antiquated technology. 

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

Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 3

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jun 12, 2012 @ 11:06 AM

Applying OpenPGP encryption to a file containing credit card numbers

In Part 1, we showed you how to configure DLP on a group directory in order to detect uploaded files that contained credit card numbers. Then in Part 2, we laid out the steps for sending an automatic email notification whenever such files were detected. This time, we're going to teach you how to protect those files using OpenPGP encryption.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Security, Data Loss Prevention, OpenPGP

Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 2

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 @ 12:18 PM

If you followed the steps in Part 1, then you should now have a DLP-enabled group. That group directory will have the capability to detect files stored in it that contain certain credit card numbers. If a member of that group attempts to download such a file, the server will prevent the download from taking place and fire a "DLP rule matched" event. In the screenshot below, a user is prevented by JSCAPE's DLP from downloading a file containing MasterCard numbers.

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

Introducing Banned Files - Video Tutorial

Posted by Chris F. on Wed, Jun 06, 2012 @ 12:34 PM

Overview

In this video tutorial we are discussing the Banned Files module available in JSCAPE MFT Server. This is a discussion about what the Banned Files module is, what it does and how it works.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Videos, Tutorials

Using DLP to Protect Credit Card Data - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, May 31, 2012 @ 09:46 AM

Overview

A large share of all data security breach incidents involve non-malicious company insiders. In fact, Ponemon's "2013 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis" revealed that an astounding 35% of data security breaches in 2012 were simply caused by negligent employees or contractors. In a file transfer server, where multiple users can share a single folder, such incidents can easily happen.

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

Using Trading Partners in JSCAPE MFT Server - Part 2

Posted by Chris F. on Wed, May 30, 2012 @ 12:48 PM

Overview

This is the second installment of a 2 part video tutorial on Using Trading Partners in JSCAPE MFT Server.  In Part 1 we provided an overview of trading partners and demonstrated how to create a trading partner using JSCAPE MFT Server Manager.  In this installment we will demonstrate how to use a trading partner within a trigger.

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