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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Security Solutions for Managed File Transfer

By Christopher R. Wilder Research Director & Senior Analyst, TAG Cyber Forbes Contributor Businesses are sharing more sensitive information every day. CISOs and CIOs face the challenge of securing data shared between employees, customers, and third parties. Managed file transfer (MFT) is the solution most organizations use to send and receive...
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PCI DSS 4.0 - What to Expect, What's Coming, How to Comply

Get ready for more stringent PCI DSS compliance requirements. The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) updated its version 4.0 requirements in March 2022, in large part to address increasingly sophisticated cybercriminal threats. Rapidly growing contactless and cloud-based card usage also helped nudge an update to PCI DSS requirements, which...
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Are SSH and SFTP the Same?

Are SSH and SFTP the Same? SSH and SFTP are a classic pair. They intertwine when it comes to securing communication, and while they have similar capabilities, they are not the same thing. So, what’s the difference between them? Read on to find out. What is SSH? Secure Shell (SSH) is a transport layer that is used to secure logins and...
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Security Risks of File Transfers and How to Reduce Them

Transferring files between customers and trading partners, especially files containing sensitive data without appropriate data security protection solutions applied, involves at least some level of risk. You might accidentally send files to the wrong recipient. Or your latest email attachment was sent with an unsecure File Transfer Protocol (FTP)...
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What is High Latency File Transfer and Why Should You Use It

When taking off on a vacation, the less time spent traveling the better, right? A non-stop flight, versus one with iffy connections and layovers is the way to go whenever possible. There are fewer hiccups, and the overall experience is simply better. File transfers operating in a high latency network can be a bit like that multi-stop flight, with delays, missed connections, and a general bog down...
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How to Secure Your Data Exchanges

Exchanging Data Securely Requires Stepped Up Data Transfer Methods Exchanging data is easy, right? Just grab a file, attach it, and hit “send.” Then sit back and relax. Not so fast! If you want to securely exchange data and protect any sensitive data your files may contain, you need to send them with a secure file transfer solution that...
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5 Things You Should Know About Digital Rights Management (DRM)

As the ongoing digital revolution continues to evolve the ways we do business, even the most standard practices of data security are no longer enough. “We're getting to the point where simply sending confidential information with basic encryption is no longer an acceptable method,” states Ian Thornton-Trump, CISO at Cyjax. While managed file...
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This Month in Cybersecurity: The Weather is Heating Up and So Are Cyberattacks

At the time of writing, much of Europe and the U.S. is in the midst of a major heatwave, delivering record temperatures and concerns about climate change. Just as the heat is rising, so is the threat of cyberattacks. New data has emerged that reveals 2022 is looking like it could be the worst year ever for cybersecurity in terms of the volume...