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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 […]

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 […]

Don’t be an Easy Target: 7 Ways to Keep Your Server Secure

Keeping corporate servers safe is a constant concern for IT professionals. Typically, the first step in Secure File Transfer server security is choosing a secure protocol such as FTP/S or SFTP. Sometimes, that’s not possible, so what other security measures can you take? The most important thing to focus on is to not be an […]

Not All Encrypted Storage is Secure

By SRT CEO Michael Ryan Sensitive and confidential documents stored on your servers need to be protected.  PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) Encryption is likely a requirement on your security checklist. PGP is a method of securing digital information and is usually used to encrypt data “at rest.” Not all PGP implementations offer complete point-to-point security. […]

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 […]

What is PCI Compliant File Transfer and Storage?

Accepting credit card payments is standard practice in most businesses. In order to protect cardholder data, any business that accepts, processes, transfers or stores credit card data must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Often referred to simply as “PCI,” this standard was developed by a consortium of credit card issuers […]

What is Managed File Transfer?

Managed File Transfer (MFT) is server software that performs secure data transfers, with added features that provide automation, validation, and reporting. MFT servers ensure that file exchanges with other systems and servers, as well as with end users, are accomplished with minimum manual effort and maximum accountability. MFT servers include advanced visibility to monitor data […]

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 […]

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