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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

Exploring Use Cases for Managed File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 12:01 PM

Overview

One thing we often discover when talking with clients is that many of their company's file sharing tasks are actually accomplished using a mishmash of solutions. Some employees send files through email. Others use FTP. Some subscribe to cloud-based file sharing services like DropBox and Google Drive. And still others rely on specialized methods like custom scripts or programs.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer

Secure FTP Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jul 05, 2013 @ 11:27 AM

Overview

If you google the term secure FTP, most of the definitions you'll come across will fall into one of two groups: those that are just too technical and those that are simply too vague. Some, even contradicting. So if you're an average guy with a not-so-technical background, you'll be walking away with a head all tangled in arcane networking acronyms.

 

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

How Secure Mobile File Storage & Sharing Refines Your BYOD Strategy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jun 27, 2013 @ 10:49 AM

Overview

Pretty soon, your business will have to adopt some form of BYOD policy. That policy is bound to include several provisions for securing company-owned data that may have found their way into your employees' personal mobile devices. Among many others, you'll also need to establish guidelines for secure file transfers, storage, and sharing in order to protect that data. 

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

A Faster Way to Send Big Files Essential to Manufacturing

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 19, 2013 @ 07:30 AM

Overview

With time-to-market gradually becoming a crucial competitive advantage, many manufacturers whose trading partners are located across the globe have started looking for faster ways of exchanging mission-critical files. Common file transfer methods such as email, cloud-based file sharing and FTP are turning out to be too slow for sending detailed CAD models and other massive files integral to manufacturing processes.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, Fast File Transfer

10 Essential Attributes of a Secure File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 04:33 PM

Overview

Normally, when people send files over the Internet, they do it through email, FTP, or cloud-based file sharing services. That's perfectly fine if the files you send don't contain sensitive information. But if they do, you would have to employ a secure file transfer solution in order to prevent possible attackers from intercepting, viewing, stealing, or altering the information you transmit. 

 

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS

Business Associates and HIPAA Compliant File Transfers

Posted by John V. on Mon, Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:50 AM

Overview

September is fast approaching. And if you're classified as a HIPAA business associate, that could only mean one thing: it's crunch time. By September 23, you should have already complied with the requirements in HIPAA/HITECH's Final Rule. Some of those requirements affect file transfers involving protected health information.

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

Protecting Your File Transfer Service from Internal Threats

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 @ 01:03 PM

Overview

Every year since 2010, Ponemon Institute conducts a research entitled "Cost of Cyber Crime Study". One of the main goals of the study is to quantify the economic impact of cyber attacks. This information is meant to help organizations determine the appropriate capital investment for countering these attacks or minimizing their impact. 

*This post was updated on July 11, 2015

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

How to Share Files with a Virtual Paralegal

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Nov 10, 2012 @ 05:30 PM

Overview

Vast technological advancements in the Internet are spawning new breeds of professionals who have learned to take advantage of the Internet's ubiquity, connectivity, and speed. Among these professionals are legal support individuals known as virtual paralegals.

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

Advantages of Using a Managed File Transfer Server During eDiscovery

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 18, 2012 @ 01:24 PM

Overview

During eDiscovery, a large number of ESI (electronically stored information) files may have to be shared among attorneys, paralegals, other support staff, and the opposing litigators themselves. Since the information in these files can be vital to the outcome of the case, attorneys must ensure these files' availability, privacy, security, and integrity. In this post, we'll take a look at the ideal conditions for file sharing during an eDiscovery process and then talk about why an MFT Server is the perfect tool for the job.

 

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

How MFT Server File Sharing Minimizes Potential eDiscovery Costs

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 @ 11:56 AM

Overview

E-Discovery can be a very expensive and time-consuming process. Hence, it would be wise to minimize the possible impact of exposure. One way to achieve this is to eliminate activities that result in needless dispersion of electronically stored information (ESI). Incidentally, one such activity exists in the realm of file transfers and that's what we're going to talk about now.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, eDiscovery, Cloud Computing, Secure File Transfer