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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Guide to HIPAA Compliant File Transfers - Part 3

Posted by John V. on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 @ 09:36 AM

Guide to HIPAA Compliant File Transfers - Part 2

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance

Guide to HIPAA Compliant File Transfers - Part 1

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jan 11, 2012 @ 09:27 AM

For some entities in the health care industry, file transfer activities are no longer as simple as before. Measures have to be taken to make sure violations aren't made against HIPAA. FTP services, perhaps the most widely used services for transferring large files over the Internet, now require enhancements to ensure that data considered as electronic protected health information (ePHI) are protected throughout an FTP transfer.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Security, Compliance, FTP, HIPAA

Understanding Key Differences Between FTP, FTPS and SFTP

Posted by Van Glass on Sat, Jan 07, 2012 @ 12:56 PM

Perhaps the most common protocols used in file transfer today are FTP, FTPS and SFTP.  While the acronyms for these protocols are similar,  there are some key differences among them, in particular how data are exchanged, the level of security provided and firewall considerations.  Learning these key differences can help you when choosing a file transfer protocol or troubleshooting common connection issues.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Security

Leaked Draft of EU Data Protection Regulations - The Need for Managed File Transfer and DLP Solutions

Posted by John V. on Wed, Dec 14, 2011 @ 08:22 AM

Haven't yet found any compelling reason to deploy data security solutions like managed file transfer (MFT) and data loss prevention (DLP)? Looks like the European Union is about to give you one. If provisions in the leaked draft of the regulation for the new European Data Protection Directive get carried over into the final form of the law, EU companies as well as global companies who operate in EU-member states will have to improve IT security in order to comply with the regulation or risk incurring heavy penalties.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Data Loss Prevention, Compliance, Secure File Transfer

Automating FTP Virus Scans with Avast Antivirus - Part 2

Posted by John V. on Thu, Dec 08, 2011 @ 10:57 AM

In part 1 of this article, you learned how to setup JSCAPE MFT Server so that it could run an Avast Antivirus autoscan on each newly uploaded file. Just like all antivirus programs, Avast! for Linux/Unix Servers can only be truly effective if its virus database is up-to-date. 

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

Automating FTP Virus Scans with Kaspersky Antivirus - Part 1

Posted by John V. on Wed, Nov 09, 2011 @ 03:12 PM

Overview

While encryption keeps your file server data safe from prying eyes, it doesn’t provide any protection against viruses or trojans. To prevent existing files in your server from getting infected by malware that may be accompanying a newly uploaded file, you can configure JSCAPE MFT Server to work with antivirus software. 

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

JSCAPE MFT Server 8.0 Released - Includes Data Loss Prevention Module

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Sep 06, 2011 @ 11:48 AM

JSCAPE Is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server 8.0.  This is a major release which includes several new features, performance enhancements and bug fixes.  

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Data Loss Prevention

Join the Bug Hunt - JSCAPE MFT Server 8.0 BETA Released

Posted by Van Glass on Wed, Aug 17, 2011 @ 01:37 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Server 8.0 BETA.  This release has a number of exciting new features and performance enhancements that have been identified below.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer

File Transfers Using DMZ Streaming and Reverse Proxies

Posted by Van Glass on Thu, Jul 07, 2011 @ 11:13 AM

Trading partners regularly use the Internet to perform file transfers requiring that some file transfer services reside in the DMZ.   The problem with this is that for various reasons the data to be transferred often does not or cannot reside in the DMZ.  This article will discuss how using DMZ streaming and a reverse proxy you can resolve this problem.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Reverse Proxy

Managed File Transfer Dictionary

Posted by Van Glass on Wed, Jun 08, 2011 @ 09:28 AM

The purpose of this post is to provide definitions for industry terms typically associated with managed file transfer (MFT).

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Topics: Managed File Transfer