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Why Email and EFSS are Insecure

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) has been the standard bearer for sending or moving files too large for email. Today, those file transfers contain the lifeblood of an organization and so Secure FTP is now critical. … [Read more...]

Podcast: Big Businesses Facing GDPR Fines

Over the past few weeks, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office that enforces GDPR in the UK has been threatening fines to big companies for GDPR noncompliance. … [Read more...]

Podcast: Have You Met? QBITS

In this Have You Met? podcast, we sat down with Daniel Hotz of QBITS, a Progress partner based in Switzerland, to see how they are implementing MOVEit managed file transfer in the various regions they server clients. … [Read more...]

The Difference Between PGP, OpenPGP, and GnuPG Encryption

Ah, cryptography. It’s so important to us in our every day lives and yet it has one of the longest and confusing pasts of any type of technology we use today. … [Read more...]

Podcast: Can Former Cyber Criminals Be Trusted?

If you work in the cyber security field, chances are you've run into current or former black hats. But some of these hackers have put their dark pasts behind them and are doing great things in the world cyber security research today. The big question is should an individual's dark past define their future? … [Read more...]

Avoiding Data Loss During A Data Migration

Large scale data migrations is a grueling process. This is why multiple failovers and automation in a managed file transfer tool will be your best option in avoiding data loss or corruption. … [Read more...]

Australia’s Privacy Act 1988 and the Thirteen Privacy Principles

If you are doing business in Australia, at some point you may be handling the personal data within Australia. Is that's the case then you will need to study up on the Federal Privacy Act 1988 and its underlying principles. … [Read more...]

What is ISO 20022?

Many years since the initial publication of ISO 20022, more and more financial firms are beginning to leverage the standard. … [Read more...]

Podcast: Have You Met? David Perkins, Level 8 Solutions

Level 8 Solutions called into the Defrag This - Have You Met? podcast studio to provide some insight into how they are implementing IT solutions in the UK. … [Read more...]

MiFID II: What IT and Compliance Teams Need to Know

MiFID II signifies the continuing onslaught of financial market regulations that demand transaction transparency. Such regulations burden compliance and IT teams who have to ensure their companies meet increasingly stringent security standards. … [Read more...]