Dec 01st, 2015
When collaborating on a global scale, architecture, engineering, and construction firms need a heavy-duty solution to support their biggest, most critical file sharing requirements. Wide Area File Services (WAFS™) by Globalscape is the premier tool for data exchange at the highest level, promoting speed, accuracy, security, compliance, and business continuity. Superior speed Huge BIM and CAD files eat up large chunks of bandwidth when sent continuously back and forth in the production process, resulting in a costly and time-consuming burden for development teams and IT departments alike.... + continue reading
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
Jan 01st, 2015
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
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
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 28th, 2014
The IT landscape is constantly evolving with new tools and technology introduced every day. If the past five years alone are any indication of the speed at which tools and behavior will continue to transform, organizations must immediately address the security issues of today, while maintaining the ability to adapt to the changes that are sure to come tomorrow.
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
Feb 02nd, 2014
The greatest threat to organizations today is not targeted cyber attacks or fraudulent hackers—it's the risky information-sharing habits of corporate employees. Just how big is the problem? Globalscape surveyed more than 500 employees to find out.
Oct 27th, 2013
Care providers face an urgent, internal battle every day: security and compliance versus productivity and care. For most clinicians, the fight is an easy one. Providing quick, high-quality care wins almost every time. The responsibility falls to healthcare IT to implement the policies and tools necessary to protect patient data while also catering to the new, faster, information-sharing needs of today's healthcare professionals.