Getting Started with your GoAnywhere MFTaaS Trial
GoAnywhere MFT can be deployed in the cloud for both evaluation and production usage. This is a SaaS (software as a service) model in which Fortra will manage the software updates, platform, storage, and backups. This tutorial will step you through the process of creating your GoAnywhere MFT cloud hosted environment for evaluation purposes.
Introduction to Clustering
Clustering is the ability to have two or more instances of GoAnywhere Managed File Transfer (MFT) working together. This is a common setup to increase the power and stability of your environment. First, we will cover the features and benefits of clustering with MFT, then we will go over the requirements for its implementation.
Activating a Trial License
Learn how to easily download and activate a GoAnywhere MFT Trial License with the on-screen tutorial provided for you and unlock all of the functionality GoAnywhere MFT has to offer.
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...
How to Identify Cybersecurity Needs for File Transfers
By Heath Kath on Thu, 10/06/2022
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...
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...
How to Query a Database and Write the Data to JSON
Connect to and query a wide variety of database servers including MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Derby, Oracle, and DB2. Then, write data to the JSON file format.
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...
Secure Government Files with a Managed File Transfer Solution
By Heath Kath on Wed, 09/21/2022
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...
Alliant Credit Union Enhances PCI DSS Compliance with GoAnywhere MFT Agents
Industry: Banking & Finance As a member-owned credit union headquartered in Illinois, Alliant Credit Union processes and tracks over 500 file transfers a week. These file transfers must consistently meet the needs of their members and remain 100% PCI DSS compliant . For years, Alliant Credit Union relied on a combination of solutions and manual file transfers to execute their daily business...
Ernest Iannucci, Vice President of IT | AF&L Insurance
American Fidelity and Liberty Insurance Ernest Iannucci and his small IT team at American Fidelity and Liberty Insurance found managing data transfers from the SQL database into DB2 tables on the iSeries was eating up significant time and resources, and demand for various reports was heavy, especially at month-end. GoAnywhere helped Ernie's team automate their processes and improve their error...
SOX Compliance: What You Need to Know
By Heath Kath on Mon, 09/19/2022
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...
Fortra Acquires Vera to Broaden Data Security Portfolio
MINNEAPOLIS (DECEMBER 23, 2020) —Fortra announced today the acquisition of Vera , a leading cloud-based data protection solution provider. Vera empowers customers in financial services, manufacturing, media & entertainment, and other industries to achieve the fine balance between strong security and productive collaboration by giving users the ability to secure, track, audit, and revoke data...
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...
Bruce Collins, Senior Manager of Applications | AAA Cooper Transportation
AAA Cooper Transportation With customers around the country exchanging shipping records, order forms, and more, Bruce Collins from AAA Cooper Transportation needed a solution that would protect those files in motion, and that would help his team streamline their workflows to save time and money. Transcript: My name is Bruce Collins. I work for AAA Cooper Transportation. We're a trucking company...
Scammers Access 50% of Compromised Accounts Within 12 Hours According to New Research
FOSTER CITY, Calif. and LONDON (June 8, 2021) — Fortra's Agari , the market share leader in phishing defense for the enterprise, unveiled today the results of an investigation into the anatomy of compromised email accounts. The threat intelligence brief, titled Anatomy of a Compromised Account , is the first research of its kind, showcasing how threat actors use credential phishing sites to gather...
Fortra Makes its MFT Solution More Global
MINNEAPOLIS December 10, 2019 – Fortra today announced a new release of its award-winning secure managed file transfer (MFT) software GoAnywhere. The new version makes it easier for customers to share critical information around the world with their trading partners via more global EDI standards and broader language support. Featuring support for EDIFACT (Electronic Data Interchange for...
Fortra Expands Anti-Phishing and DLP with Latest Acquisitions
Fortra has made two more acquisitions to widen its product portfolio, PhishLabs and Digital Guardian . Both products fit well into the existing portfolio and will add new capabilities to Fortra offerings. Read The Full Article >
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...