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 [...]

By | June 13th, 2013|

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 [...]

By | April 10th, 2013|

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 [...]

By | March 6th, 2013|

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 [...]

By | February 20th, 2013|

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 [...]

By | January 10th, 2013|

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 [...]

By | December 13th, 2012|

MFT Essentials Part 1: Four common situations that call for Managed File Transfer

Managed File Transfer (MFT) is becoming well-known now as a highly secure alternative to more traditional (and faulty) methods of data sharing. There are four scenarios in particular that exemplify cases in which using an MFT solution would be incredibly valuable. Email attachments are the most common method of transferring files that leads to confidential [...]

By | December 7th, 2012|

Does your SAP data need security from…you?

In a large organization, chances are there is more than one Rob Johnson, Bill Smith or Susan Hill working there. Whatever the case may be, sending files through SAP to the wrong Rob, Bill or Susan, is just one of the many ways data can get lost inside and outside a company. The fact of [...]

By | November 27th, 2012|

New poll: Everyone’s data is 100 percent secure

It seems that every four years, we find ourselves searching for the truth a little more than usual. Well in honor of our upcoming election (no political affiliation required) here’s a little fact checking for you.  Our headline was 100 percent false. Sorry. In fact, only one in five organizations have the policies and tools [...]

By | October 25th, 2012|