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Avast CCleaner Hit by Another Attack: What’s the Issue?

It's happened again, the Avast CCleaner application has been hit by another supply chain attack. This most recent supply chain attack should serve as an important security reminder for everyone. … [Read more...]

AS2 vs. SFTP: Which is Best for You?

There are lots of file transfer protocols to choose from, but one that’s rarely discussed in depth is AS2. In this article, we take a deeper look at AS2, how it stacks up against SFTP, and why you would choose one or the other. … [Read more...]

Why Retailers Are a Soft Targets to Hackers (And What to Do About it)

Time and time again, retailers prove to be a popular (and easy) target for hackers. The tangible and intangible costs for an e-commerce site that’s been breached can escalate quickly. In this post, we'll explore the issue, and outline some solutions.  … [Read more...]

PCI DSS Compliance 101: What You Need to Know

If your business deals with credit card payments in any way, then PCI compliance is going to be a fact of life, and an essential part of running your business securely and efficiently. PCI compliance is a critically important step in protecting your customer's or partner's payment card data, and an equally important step in protecting your business from the dire consequences of a data breach. … [Read more...]

Why you Shouldn’t Use FTP to Transfer Cloud Files

The cloud is a fact of life in 2019. From basic cloud collaboration tools to storage buckets on massive cloud platforms like Azure and AWS, most businesses perform thousands of cloud file transfers every day, whether they’re aware of it or not. For businesses and IT teams, this has been a boon. The cloud offers a level of flexibility and capability most on-premise systems could only dream of. … [Read more...]

Why Auditable Access Controls Matter

By now, you should know that controlling access to sensitive files, devices, tools, and network areas is of utmost importance in cybersecurity, but you should also know that it’s not enough to simply control how users access resources. It’s equally important to be able to track and audit access, so that you can see who’s logged on, when and where they did it, and the resources that they’ve … [Read more...]

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...]