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Why Balancing Access Controls for Managed File Transfer Matters

If you're using secure file transfer tools, chances are you're security conscious. Maybe you're working in a highly-regulated industry, or perhaps you don't want your company on the front page of the newspaper for getting hacked. Whatever the case, if you're securing file transfers, that means you should lock down access to your secure file transfer tool as tightly as possible, right? Maybe not. … [Read more...]

Podcast: Why You should Archive Data Today and in The Future

Businesses archive their data for a lot of reasons, but what is the most critical use case for archiving? For security or for posterity? … [Read more...]

Announcing MOVEit 2019.1, with Permission Configuration and Multiple Server Support

Progress and Ipswitch are proud to announce the release and general availability of MOVEit 2019.1, the newest iteration of the industry leading MOVEit secure managed file transfer (MFT) solution used by thousands of IT professionals to provide complete visibility, security, and control over file transfer activities. … [Read more...]

The UK’s iCO is Handing Out GDPR Fines Like Candy

In the past week, British Airways and Marriott Hotels have been hit with a combined $350 million in fines. … [Read more...]

Why Your Encryption is Only as Good as Your (Multi-Factor) Authentication

Username and password may be the de-facto means of authentication for many organizations, but they can easily be the weakest link in security controls. In this article, we’ll detail why Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) should be paired with encryption for top-level security. … [Read more...]

Encryption at Rest isn’t Good Enough

There are basically two ways to keep data out of the hands of hackers. One is to protect every endpoint leading to it, making it essentially inaccessible. The other is to encrypt the data, so that even if hackers get to the document they cannot read it. But where should encryption be applied? … [Read more...]

Microservices Architecture: LEGO for DevOps

DevOps is one of the biggest trends in tech today, but it wouldn’t be half of what it is without microservices architecture. … [Read more...]

The Real Cost of a Data Breach: Compliance Penalties are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: We are living in the age of the data breach. Now more than ever, our lives are defined by the massive data sets built from our online presence, and now more than ever, they are routinely disrupted when those data sets fall into the wrong hands. … [Read more...]

Why IT Automation is the Backbone of Every DevOps Transformation

DevOps! Over the past half-decade, the illustrious marriage between Development and Operations has simultaneously become the biggest buzzword in tech since ~The Cloud~, and a critical piece of software engineering and delivery methodology. But to many, the DevOps Lifestyle™ remains a mystery—an agile paradise just out of sight. So what is DevOps, exactly, and where does it all start? … [Read more...]

The Data Protection and Privacy Glossary

Understanding and complying with data protection and privacy regulations is hard enough. With all of the jargon and acronyms thrown around, it can sometimes feel like lawyers and regulators don't want you to understand. Fear not, we've put together a comprehensive data protection and privacy glossary to help you sort it all out.  … [Read more...]