2. Sending Files Over Email
Email works to send large files until you start to approach the file size limit – but isn’t necessarily the best way to send large files securely. Jump to Sending Large Files Over Email: Tips and Tricks
3. What About FTP?
While both free and popular, FTP is outdated and doesn’t meet today’s cybersecurity standards. Sending files via FTP exposes your data to security breaches, and there are many new, more secure options that have taken FTP’s place. Jump to Secure File Transfer Options
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4. Homegrown Scripts
Homegrown scripts can have time-consuming upkeep and might not stay current with evolving hazards. Plus, these often rely on the original author to make quick changes. While they may begin life as cost-effective solutions to sending files here and there the constant updates, fixes, and re-writes end up taking up more and more time, while still not meeting all your file sending needs.
5. Secure File Transfer
Secure file transfer tools, like managed file transfer (MFT) solutions, can simplify and streamline the exchange of authorized data between organizations and their trading partners. They are flexible, encrypted, and centralized to fit into your current processes, translate data between popular formats, and track data movements. MFT solutions can support popular transmission protocols, safeguard file transfers through modern encryption technology and authentication, and give administrators greater control and insight over data movements.