IT Security News & Blog

How to Achieve the Highest Levels of Information Security with File Transfer
14 December 2018
For those exploring managed file transfer options, security is likely to be an important consideration. One that regulatory compliance and business best practices have made an imperative. In this blog, we explore Iswitch’s approach to security, and to detail the specific features included in their popular MOVEit managed file transfer solution....
How Does Ipswitch MOVEit Cloud Stack Up Against the NCSC SaaS Security Principles?
21 November 2018
In almost every conversation we have with a customer today, there is some element discussion around cloud adoption and usage. Particularly in the case of Ipswitch MOVEit Transfer, which launched it managed file transfer cloud offering early this year....
New Real-Time Dashboard Added to Ipswitch MOVEit Managed File Transfer
8 November 2018
As the closing months of the year get into full swing, the final service pack for Ipswitch MOVEit 2018 has been released to great fanfare. With new features for both the popular MOVEit Transfer and Automation, sibling solutions....
What On Earth are ITAR Compliant File Transfers?
12 October 2018
That's right, not GDPR or PCI DSS, like most other blogs and articles you might be reading online...but ITAR. The International Traffic in Arms Regulation, which governs the trade and export of defense materials and services in the US....
5 Incredible SharePoint File Sharing Shortcomings to Avoid
11 October 2018
Having worked with file transfer and document automation solutions for a number of years; we have noted a number of common themes or trends which tend to rear their heads over and over again....
Impress Your Boss with Microsoft Azure Logic and Ipswitch MOVEit
10 October 2018
We live in a world of integration and automation. One where isolated or siloed applications are no longer palatable for the complex tasks and operations of the modern organisation....
Ipswitch MOVEit Crushes GoAnyWhere MFT (4 Reasons Why)
18 September 2018
You are probably reading this article for one of two reasons, you are in the market for a managed file transfer solution and have come across either/both Ipswitch MOVEit or GoAnyWhere MFT; or you have worked with them before and are curious about the differences....
5 Reasons to Consider Managed File Transfer in the Cloud
11 July 2018
Storing sensitive files and personal data in the cloud can be a touchy topic for some, keeping even the most seasoned information security leader or data protection officer awake at night. Although, despite what the humble salmon teaches us about swimming against the tide, it is hard to fight against the unstoppable trend towards cloud adoption....
What is the Difference Between FTP and Managed File Transfer?
5 July 2018
It may be obvious to some that FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is an insecure protocol; and that its continued use for transferring sensitive or personal is inappropriate. Yet, its use for that very purpose still continues according to Rapid7, creating an unnecessary risk....
5 Benefits when Using Secure Email and Attachment Solutions
25 June 2018
Do you send sensitive documents and files using regular email? Could you do more to protect those documents and files to ensure their confidentiality? These are just two of the more obvious questions which many an IT administrator and security officer are now asking their organisations, as the world and it's regulators become more focussed and stringent on data protection....
How to Create a PCI DSS 3.2.1 Compliant MFT Solution
8 June 2018
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....
Is Your MFT Solution Ready for PCI-DSS Ending Acceptance of SSL / Early TLS?
6 June 2018
As of the 30th of June 2018, the use of SSL/early TLS in PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) card environments will no longer be accepted as a compliant protocols by the PCI security standards council and thus could render your accreditation as invalid. What does this mean for you and your managed file transfer solution?...
5 Ways an MFT Solution Can Help You Look Like a GDPR Genius
5 June 2018
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....
The 10 Minute Guide to Managed File Transfer (KISS Approved)
2 June 2018
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....
Ipswitch MOVEit Managed File Transfer "Ticks All the Boxes" for Systematic
1 June 2018
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.....
Advanced Cyber Solutions is Announced as Ipswitch Partner of the Year
12 May 2018
Advanced Cyber Solutions, have been awarded the Ipswitch Partner of the Year for Northern Europe, in recognition of their unrivalled service in the region. "From pre-sales all the way through to post-sale, Advanced Cyber Solutions are trained and accredited to help their prospects and customers. From day one of signing with Ipswitch, the team have been committed in gaining both technical, sales and training certifications available, ensuring they have access to the resources Ipswitch engineers use internally." - Matt Scotney-Jones, Ipswitch Regional Channel Manager for Northern Europe....