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Providing Network Services From An Internal Network While Prohibiting Inbound Connections

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, May 06, 2016 @ 05:36 AM

Overview

Some organizations that deal with exceptionally sensitive information need to employ very stringent access restrictions to their internal networks. While a DMZ consisting of firewalls and reverse proxies can, in most cases, meet such requirements, providing network services from the internal network to external clients while also prohibiting inbound connections can be quite challenging. This little reverse proxy enhancement can simplify things.  

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Compliance, PCI-DSS, Reverse Proxy, DMZ Streaming

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.0 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Tue, Jun 03, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 3.0.  This release is a major upgrade from previous versions adding several improvements to the clustering module, support for additional protocols, caching of HTTP/S content, and the ability to reverse proxy services without opening any inbound ports to your internal networks.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Reverse Proxy, Load Balancing

Securing Internal Networks During eDiscovery Using a Reverse Proxy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Sep 30, 2013 @ 11:19 AM

Overview

When your company undergoes eDiscovery, there can be numerous file exchanges between your organization and people who normally wouldn't have access to your internal network. In this post, we'll show you how you can carry out these exchanges without exposing other parts of your network to external users.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, eDiscovery, Reverse Proxy, DMZ Streaming

JSCAPE MFT Gateway 1.7 Released

Posted by Van Glass on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 @ 03:55 PM

JSCAPE is pleased to announce the release of JSCAPE MFT Gateway 1.7.  This release includes the following updates.

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Topics: News, JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Reverse Proxy

What to Consider When Setting Up DMZ's Reverse Proxy & Firewall

Posted by John V. on Tue, Sep 18, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

There are a number of things to consider when setting up the reverse proxy and firewalls in your DMZ. These things are going to have a significant impact on the performance and security not only on your file transfers but for your entire network in general, so you really need to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each set up before deciding how you are going to put everything together. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, FTP, Reverse Proxy

How to Secure a Network Service with a Reverse Proxy | JSCAPE

Posted by John V. on Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 11:10 AM

Overview

In the enterprise, servers that receive requests from external clients are often subject to numerous inbound threats. One way to mitigate these threats is to move those servers into the internal network and make them accessible from the outside only through firewalls and a reverse proxy. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Reverse Proxy

Forward Proxy vs. Reverse Proxy | JSCAPE

Posted by John V. on Mon, Aug 06, 2012 @ 10:30 AM

Overview: Forward Proxy vs. Reverse Proxy

We've talked about reverse proxy servers and how they can really be good at protecting the servers in your internal network. Lately, however, we've realized that some people actually think we're talking about forward proxy servers or that the two are one and the same. They're not. This post should easily spell out the difference between forward proxy and reverse.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Compliance, Reverse Proxy

How to Use 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

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