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The Cybersecurity Risks of Remote Employees Working From Home

The latest news and lockdowns around the world may seem drastic to some managers, but the reality is that working from home is the future for all office workers. … [Read more...]

Is SCP More Secure Than SFTP?

No. Fastest completion time ever OR maybe we need to go into more detail? Okay, to explain my conclusion, I need to go back to the origins of both protocols. … [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...]

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...]

The Four Key Features of Cloud MFT

If you’re planning on taking advantage of a Software-as-Service MFT solution you need to consider several key features to ensure you’re getting something that will meet all your requirements. … [Read more...]

Three Benefits of Cloud Managed File Transfer

MFT solutions are now also available as cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings which can provide a number of benefits over traditional on-premise MFT offerings. Generally this means you’re getting all the capabilities of a full-featured MFT solution without having to deal with the hassles of managing and maintaining it on your own site.  … [Read more...]