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Business Continuity and the Evolving Global Health Crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic has erupted, evoking panic and fear across the globe, corporations are facing the reality of losing their workforce to illness or concerns of exposure to the virus. The ideas of “sheltering in place” and “social distancing” are rapidly becoming a reality. There is a push for federal workers to telework full […]

Cloud or Cloud/On-Prem Hybrid: Using the Cloud for Strategic Advantage

As popular business publications tout a fully cloud-based environment, it’s important to consider the most strategic use of cloud services. It’s necessary to balance the functionality and productivity you need with significant expense reduction to improve ROI. Cloud  According to Forbes, the cloud can “provide a 37% savings over a 3-year period for a retail/e-commerce […]

PGP Encryption – Why should I use it?

What is PGP? PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy, which is easy to remember, but also not terribly descriptive. PGP is a way of encrypting data that’s stored on workstations or servers. Its most popular use is to secure email attachments, since email is not sent over a secure protocol. PGP is a free tool […]

Perimeter Defense: The Reverse Proxy

By Michael Ryan, CEO of South River Technologies Nearly all businesses protect vital internal assets by means of a firewall: a software- or hardware-based solution that sits between the corporate LAN and the external internet. These firewalls are designed to limit, regulate, and monitor traffic that passes between the public internet and the private corporate […]

Is it Time to Replace Your FTP Server with an MFT Solution?

There are a remarkable number of file server products on the market, offering a wide range of configuration options. FTP Servers have earned a reputation for being outdated and unsecure. This isn’t entirely undeserved. But it’s still a highly used technology, as is the more modern and secure SFTP protocol. So what do you really […]

5 Things MFT Vendors Don’t Want You to Know

If you’re looking for a managed file transfer (MFT) solution, the number of options may be overwhelming. You want a vendor with mature technology, but you also need to be confident that the vendor you select is nimble and responsive to evolving security standards and new functionality requirements. With the vast number of options available, […]

How to Create an Uncrackable Password

International banks, healthcare providers, and government agencies that use our MFT solution often ask about password best practices and how to ensure that confidential data remains secure. There are obvious best practices, such as never using personal information, like a pet’s name, and not reusing the same password on multiple sites. But in order to […]

Defeat Hackers: 8 Simple Tips

With the threat of cyberattacks on the rise, keeping corporate servers safe is a constant concern for IT professionals. Typically, the first step in Managed File Transfer Server security is choosing a secure protocol to protect your data. But what other security measures can you take? Anti-hacking (password guessing) features on your server should be […]

New Cybersecurity Laws: What They Mean for Your Business

Significant increases in the exposure of personal information has led the U.S. government to introduce legislation to protect consumer data. These bills focus on creating a culture of security within public companies and requiring disclosure when personal information has been compromised. Learn how these new laws could change your strategies for hiring leaders and training […]

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