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How To Do an iPad or iPhone File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Oct 03, 2019 @ 12:07 AM

[Last updated October 3, 2019] 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

Securing Data at Rest

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 25, 2019 @ 03:52 AM

[Last updated September 25, 2019] To prevent confidential data from leaking out of your organization or getting stolen, your cyber security efforts have to be aimed at two areas: securing data-at-rest and securing data-in-motion. In this post, we’ll talk about the former.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Security, Data Loss Prevention, Compliance

Applying Digital Signatures on AS2 MDNs (Message Disposition Notifications)

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 @ 04:55 AM

To ensure non-repudiation of AS2 receipts, you need to affix digital signatures to your AS2 Message Disposition Notifications or MDNs. We'll teach you how to do that in this post.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Security, Secure File Transfer, AS2

How To Create A Client Certificate

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 29, 2019 @ 07:06 AM

[Last updated August 29, 2019] In this post, we show you how to create a client certificate. Client certificates are the key elements of client certificate authentication, a method you can use to augment your HTTPS, FTPS, or AS2 server's username-password login method. 

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

How To Install MFT Gateway Agent on Windows

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 09, 2019 @ 10:36 PM

In this post, we'll walk you through the steps of installing the JSCAPE MFT Gateway Agent on a Windows machine and adding that agent on MFT Gateway. Delegating network requests to an agent can come in handy if the Windows box running a service you want to create a reverse proxy for is located behind a firewall that doesn't allow any connections from external sources. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Secure File Transfer, Reverse Proxy, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy

How To Install the MFT Gateway Agent on Linux

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Jul 08, 2019 @ 01:20 AM

In this post, we'll walk you through the steps of installing the JSCAPE MFT Gateway Agent on a Linux machine and adding that agent on MFT Gateway.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Security, Secure File Transfer, JSCAPE Reverse Proxy

How to Reverse Proxy HTTP In 3 Simple Steps

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 12, 2019 @ 11:17 PM

[Last updated on June 13, 2019] There may be instances when you'd want external users to access HTTP servers located behind your corporate firewall. A secure way of doing this is by allowing access to those servers through an HTTP reverse proxy. In this short tutorial, we'll show you the basic steps of achieving this using JSCAPE MFT Gateway

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Gateway, Managed File Transfer, Security, Tutorials, Secure File Transfer

MFT Security Tip: Use Digital Certificates For Server Authentication

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, May 16, 2019 @ 07:00 PM

For today’s MFT security tip, let’s talk about using digital certificates for server authentication. Ideally, when your users attempt to connect to your file transfer server, they must have a way of verifying that they’re actually connecting to your server and not an impostor. Otherwise, they could end up uploading sensitive data to the wrong host.

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

MFT Security Tip: Replace Default Admin Passwords

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Apr 05, 2019 @ 04:02 AM

For today’s MFT security tip, let’s talk about replacing default admin passwords. Most software applications come with default admin passwords. You normally use it to gain initial access to the application right after installation. The problem with these default passwords is that, some of them are well known, that they often find their way into hacking forums in the dark web.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security

MFT Security Tip: Encrypting Data-at-Rest

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Mar 28, 2019 @ 05:43 AM

For today’s security tip, we talk about data-at-rest encryption. When your users upload files to your file transfer server, those files are usually stored in plaintext. The risk there is that, if an attacker somehow gains unauthorized access to that server, he or she could simply grab those files and then view their contents.

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Security, OpenPGP, Videos, Secure File Transfer