Mar 12th, 2015
When an employee’s action puts information at risk or compromises compliance, usually there is no malicious intent. Rather, it’s a case of an employee doing everything possible to remain productive, but losing sight of security and compliance in the process. Security regularly takes a backseat to productivity and efficiency. If IT staff has any hope of managing and securing the sensitive data in their organizations, they must provide solutions that easily integrate into the daily routines of end users. IT teams need to truly understand the business need of file sharing if they want... + continue reading
Dec 15th, 2014
Enterprise risk has reached critical mass across a global economy that has become increasingly reliant upon digital systems and processes to succeed. Between cybersecurity shortcomings, compliance violations, and administrative inefficiencies, companies have a lot to look out for when protecting their operations against costly pitfalls and reputational damages.   An all-in-one solution With such a hazardous environment to navigate, leaders in all sectors must actively combat risk with dedicated software solutions that address these concerns head-on. Thankfully, managed file transfer... + continue reading
Jul 30th, 2014
Driven by a number of advantages, bring-your-own-device policies are gathering steam in the enterprise. In fact, by 2017, 50 percent of companies will require their workers to procure their own machines to use on the job. However, the trend can also create some significant complications, making security more difficult to manage and requiring IT teams to consider how they can oversee a diverse range of operating systems and devices. For example, Android users currently draw on more than 13 distinct operating systems. On the security front, mobile malware increased by 167 percent last year... + continue reading
Jun 23rd, 2014
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) creates a framework through which companies can approach information security, especially with regard to sensitive electronic transaction data. The stipulations offer guidance organizations can use to prevent, detect, and respond to unintended disclosure of this information, and the four largest credit card companies require businesses to comply. Version 3 of the PCI DSS, which came into effect in January 2014, offers additional recommendations to improve employee education, address guidelines via multiple methods, work with... + continue reading
May 26th, 2014
Business managers know that providing their employees with constant, seamless access to their company’s data and applications is critical to success. Downtimes carry significant costs, including lost IT and employee productivity, business disruption, and lost revenue. These costs are on the rise, amounting to an average of $690,204 per incident, and burdening companies with as much as $7,900 in costs per minute. Therefore, organizations must ensure that their file transfer solutions are protected against UPS system failure, human error, cybercrime, and severe weather. For file transfer... + continue reading
Feb 13th, 2014
Enterprise workflows require employees to share information and collaborate on projects, but the popularity of personal technology is making it difficult for CSOs to keep data secure. A wave of security breaches in the last few years points to the growing danger—and high stakes—of information theft. Tools that work well for consumer purposes are often not suited to corporate needs, particularly as far as security is concerned, even if employees are eager to use these resources. Therefore, it's imperative for organizations to implement secure file sharing solutions that employees will be... + continue reading
Jul 30th, 2013
By this point, just about every business leader should be fairly well-aware of the dangers presented by data breaches. These incidents are extremely damaging whenever they occur, hurting firms' finances and reputations. On the positive side, new tools, such as secure file transfer solutions, are now available and can greatly reduce the risk that businesses' data will be lost, stolen or exposed while it is in transit. Unfortunately, many firms, even major corporations, have yet to adopt these and other data protection solutions, and as a result their information remains unsecured. Part... + continue reading