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Building Strong Software Through Third-Party and Internal Testing

In my last post I wrote about protecting the supply chain and how strong bricks make strong walls, referencing how creating software with strong internal components and securely crafted code adds strength to the enterprises using that software. When considering any component being added into an environment, evaluating its security posture and attack surface is an important part of the purchasing...
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Sharing Financial Files: Benefits of MFT

Financial file matters matter. Not only are these files a top priority to the banks and financial institutions that handle millions of transactions daily, they also matter to the industry’s compliance regulators, and to the public trusting that their financial information is secured. How organizational and personal financial data is handled and secured is a heavy responsibility, most often landing...
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Transferring Government Files: MFT Addresses Biggest Challenges

Whether big government or small, assuring the security of files in the public sector is of utmost importance for security, as well as assuring any information from citizens is protected. According to 2021 US Census data, there are 90,000 government entities . Protecting the data these agencies handle is admittedly a big lift. Not only are government agencies, military departments, or contractors...
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Considerations for Cloud File Transfers

Whether your organization is debating on moving your file transfer process entirely to the cloud, adopting a hybrid environment, or using a hosted SaaS solution, review the considerations below to help better clarify and get the organizational support needed for a cloud-based file transfer solution. There are no absolute right or wrong answers to the questions that may arise as you check out your...
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Protecting Vital Government Information with MFT

When it comes to information security, few industries top the government – at all levels – when it comes to requirements and compliance designed to protect the sensitive data it collects, manages, and exchanges. And while it may seem like just more red tape, these standards and requirements are for the benefit of the people as well as the organizations with which the governments interact. Not only...
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Collaboration Tools Like Box.com vs. MFT: What Do You Really Need?

Collaboration tools like Box.com and managed file transfer (MFT) tools like GoAnywhere MFT, are not the same. Both, however, have unique advantages, depending on your organization’s requirements around data. Box is a cloud-based tool for organizational teams to collaborate, manage, and store content. GoAnywhere MFT is a secure managed file transfer solution used by organizations to secure...
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5 Ways that MFT Helps the Finance Industry

Managed file transfer (MFT) empowers organizations to reliably and securely exchange electronic data between systems and comply with various regulatory requirements. With MFT solutions, you can confidently facilitate internal and external enterprise data transfers, including sensitive, compliance-protected, or high-volume data. The financial sector is among the most heavily regulated industries in...
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What is DORA and How Can Organizations Comply?

Staying abreast of compliance requirements, even if they are not directly specified for your country, is still important, as your organization could be impacted, should you have offices in the affected country or provide services to an organization in countries where the regulations apply. What is the DORA Regulation? DORA, or Digital Operational Resilience Act , is a regulation that applies to...
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Education Industry: How MFT Can Help Stretch Resources

Educational institutions, from preschools to university systems, face increasing pressure on budgets as well as personnel lately. When every minute and every dollar counts, bolstering existing resources where possible can offer a bit of relief. One way to stretch those human resources is by automating some of the tasks that are repetitive, mundane, and can be done more efficiently and error-free...
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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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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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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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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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Bristol Hospital Takes No Risks with Sensitive Data, Implements MFT

Industry: Healthcare Delivering the best possible experience for its patients is very important to Bristol Hospital. In addition to receiving excellent care, patients need to trust that the hospital is also protecting their health records and other sensitive data. GoAnywhere MFT from Fortra has allowed Bristol Hospital to ensure that trust with strong data encryption, authentication, and audit...
On-Demand Webinar

Meeting Compliance Requirements with GoAnywhere

About the Webinar Many organizations have secure file transfer requirements. However, things can get complicated when it comes to securely transferring files – and meeting compliance requirements. If you have secure file transfer requirements between you and your customers and must meet certain regulations (now or in the future), this is the webinar for you! This live webinar will cover the...
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Meeting GDPR Compliance with GoAnywhere MFT

About the Webinar The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), new in 2018, meant that organizations worldwide needed to prepare for compliance — or face severe fines and penalties if regulation requirements weren’t achieved. Watch this webinar to boost your knowledge of the GDPR and discover how a secure file transfer solution like GoAnywhere MFT can help you achieve GDPR compliance.
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HIPAA Data Security Best Practices

In a healthcare environment increasingly dependent on the sharing of electronic protected health information (PHI), covered entities (CEs) must adopt best practices for safeguarding against unauthorized access to sensitive patient data. As a baseline, healthcare organizations need to address HIPAA technical safeguards governing access to ePHI, audit controls for logging data access, maintenance of...