7 Considerations for GDPR Subject Access Requests

7 Considerations for GDPR Subject Access Requests

Is the board listening? We all know that GDPR will be enforced from 25th May 2018, but is your board aware of their new privacy obligations? While there is substantial GDPR coverage in the technical press, has the message got through to senior management?  Are their preparations adequate?

How to Create a PCI DSS 3.2.1 Compliant MFT Solution

How to Create a PCI DSS 3.2.1 Compliant MFT Solution

As of May 2018, payment merchants and other credit card handling organisations will need to have familiarised themselves and have implemented the latest iteration of the PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standard). Version 3.2.1 expands on what is already a comprehensive and well-known standard by adapting to the rapidly changing climate of data protection, privacy and vulnerability management.

What is File Integrity Monitoring and How Does it Work?

What is File Integrity Monitoring and How Does it Work?

FIM or File Integrity Monitoring, is without a doubt a highly important layer of defence in any network worth protecting. Required by data security standards such as PCI-DSS and recommended by auditors and security practitioners globally. FIM monitors critical system files, operating system components and even network devices for unauthorised changes.

5 Ways an MFT Solution Can Help You Look Like a GDPR Genius

5 Ways an MFT Solution Can Help You Look Like a GDPR Genius

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has for some, fundamentally changed the way that businesses operate, with regard to the collection, processing and transferring of personal data. What is often referred to as the world's most forward-thinking data protection regulation, has forced data controllers to ensure basic levels of security are in-place in order to reduce the risk of loss, disclosure, unauthorised processing, deletion or manipulation.

Achieving PCI-DSS with File Integrity Monitoring

Achieving PCI-DSS with File Integrity Monitoring

Has there ever been a more confusing data security standard than the PCI-DSS? Even now, thirteen years on from its initial release, a clear understanding of what you need to achieve to be compliant may still be a challenge.

How to Eliminate FIM Change Noise Once and For All

How to Eliminate FIM Change Noise Once and For All

For some, a FIM (File Integrity Monitoring) solution is a compliance necessity, for others it features as a core component of their change management process. In either case, file integrity monitoring provides a mechanism for alerting when applications, system files or configurations change unexpectedly.

The 10 Minute Guide to Managed File Transfer (KISS Approved)

The 10 Minute Guide to Managed File Transfer (KISS Approved)

Irrespective of which industry your organisation belongs to, facilitating collaboration and the sharing of files and documents among your employees, customers and business partners is a key requirement for increasing your revenue generation potential. Effective collaboration with employees, customers and business partners means that at some point, files and documents will need to leave the security and boundary of your organisation.

MOVEit Managed File Transfer Ticks All the Boxes for Systematic

MOVEit Managed File Transfer Ticks All the Boxes for Systematic

IT solutions provider Systematic have chosen Ipswitch MOVEit Transfer as their MFT (Managed File Transfer) solution, describing the offering as "ticking all the boxes" after evaluating other competing solutions against GDPR and ITAR requirements..