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FIPS: How to Keep Your File Transfer Protocol Compliant

Any non-military agency handling sensitive but unclassified (SBU) data for the federal government must be compliant with Federal Information Processing Standards Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) This means that government agencies, contractors, and any IT solution hoping to obtain a federal contract must be FIPS-accredited in order to be considered for immediate use. However, the...
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The Highest Trending Topics on FileCatalyst in 2022

Just like with the high levels of speed FileCatalyst uses to blitz files across the digital highway, this year passed by in the blink of an eye. With the new year drawing closer by the second, organizations are finalizing their new plans and looking to a year of growth. One way to achieve this growth is to invest in a fast file transfer solution, and like a New Year’s resolution to lose some...
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The Highest Trending Topics on GoAnywhere in 2022

As 2022 ends, it’s hard not to reflect on the past year and whether we met the goals that we placed for ourselves. Hopefully, one of those goals was to enhance your cybersecurity protocols. Cybersecurity should be a priority at any business that has digital information to protect (which today is pretty much every business) and secure file transfer is one of the best ways to do so. Here at Fortra...
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Is FTPS HIPAA-Compliant?

Complying with stringent HIPAA requirements requires strong encryption protocols. GoAnywhere MFT utilizes FTPS, the more commonly used SFTP, and other protocols for secure file sharing.
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Cybersecurity Tips: Boost File Security During Busy Holiday Season

Tis the season to be cautious when it comes to cybersecurity. With the holly jolly season upon us, it’s important to remember that there are a bunch of clever Grinches out there, determined to snatch your organization’s or your personal data for financial gain. Holiday Scams: A Cybersecurity Lump of Coal Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone, but the shopping frenzy continues. The...
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What to Look for in Fast File Transfer

Whether you need to send broadcast files from halfway across the world, your files are super-sized, or you’re up against network challenges, your data ultimately needs to get where it’s going quickly and reliably. This need for speed can only be met with a file transfer solution designed specifically to accelerate file transfers. But how do you choose a fast file transfer solution that’s right for...
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Why Fast File Transfer will be Invaluable for Sports Broadcasters in the 2022 World Cup

The World Cup is the most-watched sporting event on the planet. The 2018 World Cup in Russia saw a record-breaking audience of 3.5 billion people, and the upcoming 2022 version hosted by Qatar is expected to be watched by five billion people. For sports broadcasters and media outlets, it is a hugely busy but rewarding time. It is an event that provides so much content to drive and engage audiences...
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Implementing File Transfer Strategies for Cybersecurity

So, you did your legwork and identified your cybersecurity needs around transferring files securely. You found your best secure file transfer solution by checking out a few top choices based on reviews, trials and maybe even a demo or two. And now that you’ve got the green light for your chosen secure file transfer solution, it’s time to put it to work. To get the best return on your file transfer...
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The Encryption Prescription For Healthcare

“Trust me, I’m a doctor.” The saying is overused, but there’s a ring of truth to it. We do trust doctors – with our health, the delivery of our babies, the care of our parents, and the diagnosis of our illnesses. And a lot of information in between. It’s no wonder then that this information – private, sensitive, vulnerable, valuable – is protected by law. However, laws don’t always deter cyber...
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How to Find a File Transfer Solution for Your Cybersecurity Needs

If your organization has already gone through an assessment or a reevaluation of your cybersecurity processes , policies, and tools, chances are you confirmed a need to ensure that the mission-critical and sensitive data you exchange every day must be secured both at rest and in transit. File transfer security is a key element of a comprehensive cybersecurity posture. The days of scripting...
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Problems Secure File Transfer Solves in Financial Services

Nowhere is trust more important than in the financial services industry. People operate on trust when they invest their life savings in a bank account, build their 401K, take out a life insurance policy, transfer their stocks, or make an online payment. The transactions just work, and – we take for granted – the money is where it should be. But even that is built on a deeper web of trust. On the...
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How to Identify Cybersecurity Needs for File Transfers

Cybersecurity. The word or concept seems to arise at some point in nearly every news feed lately. Its prominence has risen over the past few years as the impact of inadequate cybersecurity and very determined cybercriminals is so substantial – whether you’re a small business or a large, sprawling enterprise. Before we dive into how to identify your cybersecurity needs, let’s first define...
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This Month in Cybersecurity: GTA 6 and Uber Hit with Leaks

It seems that bad actors aren’t just related to Hollywood. As technology increases, and organizations invest more in cybersecurity strategies, hackers elevate their own tactics as well. Even major corporations aren’t immune, which only goes to show the importance of pushing for strong solutions to protect your data like with secure file transfer solution, GoAnywhere MFT . September proved to be a...
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What Your Organization Needs to Know About Secure File Transfer

It’s safe to say that the last few years have significantly increased the demand for Secure File Transfer (SFT) solutions such as GoAnywhere MFT . When the pandemic made vast numbers of the working population work from home almost overnight, there was a sudden spike in the requirement for robust and effective SFT. People needed to share documents and other files when working from home, and they...
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Secure Government Files with a Managed File Transfer Solution

If government IT departments were to debate on key cybersecurity issues, one that likely keeps people up at night is how to help ensure their sensitive, often top-secret, data is secure when being sent in and out of their network. While there may be several candidates in the running to address this cybersecurity issue, a leading solution contender would be secure managed file transfer, which can...
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SOX Compliance: What You Need to Know

What is SOX or Sarbanes-Oxley Act? SOX, or the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, was enacted by Congress in 2002 to help provide better security for the general public and consumers. It was structured to improve corporate governance and accountability and to better shield the public from malicious or unintentional misuse of financial data. Remember those well-publicized and substantial financial scandals pre...
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Overcome the Limits of Email Attachments with FileCatalyst

“Email too large.” That dreaded bounceback message you get after sending an important email with a large attachment can be avoided. Most email systems impose a strict 25 MB size limitation on attachments. That just doesn’t cut it today, with hundreds of data-rich large files, videos, and more needing to be exchanged throughout the day. There is a way to ensure that your large attachments make...
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How MFT Can Offset the Rising Cost of Data Breaches in 2022 

There’s plenty to be concerned about when it comes to data breaches . At top of mind, there’s always the information that’s stolen, be it customer data, personal emails, confidential files, or any other number of company secrets that are supposed to remain within the company. Then there’s the monetary cost of the data breach – the amount of dollars your company must pay to repair the damage and...
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How to Evaluate File Transfer Solutions

How to Choose a File Transfer Solution When it comes to software or technical solutions you’ve got options, sometimes too many of them. Thankfully, there are plenty of strategies to help you narrow down your choices and make an informed decision. You can ask an industry peer, read user reviews on any number of review sites, or request a demo or a free trial of one or more solutions. Any of these...
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This Month in Cybersecurity: Has Cybersecurity Become the Greatest Concern for Global Business Leaders?

It can be easy for any organization to focus only on its own concerns and challenges. But irrespective of industry or location, one thing that unites businesses is the constant threat of a cyberattack and the damage it might cause. When sovereign wealth fund companies state cybersecurity is more of a concern than the market, or when Africa launches a new cross-continent cybersecurity center, it’s...