Posts Tagged ‘MFT’

BYOD Is Not Going Away—in fact, it’s going to explode.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is basically an official, unofficial or unwanted policy of employees bringing their own mobile devices to work to use for work purposes. They use their devices to access confidential company applications, data and files. BYOD exposes companies to significant risk. But it also offers companies significant opportunities. As far as […]

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How did you learn to swim?

Hopefully you had a swim coach rather than a quick shove into the deep end of the pool. Just like learning how to swim, bridging the gap between what employees know about data security and what they do about it during the course of a normal day requires guidance. That guidance must be interesting and […]

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5 Major Risks of Operating with a Legacy IT Infrastructure

Many companies run a mix of point solutions acquired on a piecemeal basis for EDI, B2B integration and file transfer. These applications are expensive and complex to manage and lack advanced capabilities such as visibility enabled by integration with enterprise applications. Other risks and downsides of running legacy B2B and file transfer solutions:  A lack […]

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Now’s the time to secure your data, reputation and brand

The most important asset your company has is information—often highly confidential or proprietary information about your customers, business partners, employees, intellectual property, and more. We’re talking about employee social security numbers, banking and accounting information, and proprietary product information. Here’s the thing. Eighty percent of that information is kept in files, not the ERP systems […]

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Calculate your real world FTP costs

For more than 40 years File Transfer Protocol (FTP) has been the mainstay of file transfer management solutions. If it was a married couple we’d be patting it on the back for hanging in there—but it’s not. It’s a 40-year-old file transfer solution that is probably costing a whole lot more than you think. In […]

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Managed File Transfer is key for Governance and Compliance

It’s a given that Managed File Transfer (MFT) transfers files. But what exactly makes it stand out from other file transfer solutions? For one, MFT supports the highest levels of governance, compliance and security. That’s why a growing number of companies are turning to MFT. Businesses simply can’t afford to lose data these days, and […]

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File sharing in the fast lane

It’s in our nature to assume we’re immune—that bad stuff only happens to other people. We tell ourselves that yes, texting and driving is dangerous, but we’re really good drivers so we’re fine. Yes, eating a high-fat diet can cause heart attacks, but those things only happen to other people. Sometimes data breaches happen, and […]

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New Forrester report provides key insight into data security today

Security and risk professionals get it. CIOs get it. CEOs get it. The potential costs that a loss of data can cause are staggering. News reports every year remind us of the clear-cut financial and reputation damage that data loss has caused some organizations. So we know the dangers — but what can we do? […]

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SAPinsider covers eight great reasons to modernize B2B architecture

B2B integration architecture needs a makeover. When it comes to whether or not it meets the demands of a modern business, many are simply not passing the test. All too often businesses still rely on a veritable soup of integration technology—which is expensive and lacks features like SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Furthermore, a recent […]

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Dropbox Hack Highlights Need for BYOD Security

A recent confession by Dropbox that their system was hacked should make every CIO’s blood run cold, not to mention validate IBM’s recent ban on the file hosting service. In the absence of an enterprise data access strategy that extends to tablets and smartphones, BYOD users are turning to free consumer services like Dropbox to […]

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