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Greg Mooney
Greg is a technologist and data geek with over 10 years in tech. He has worked in a variety of industries as an IT manager and software tester. Greg is an avid writer on everything IT related, from cyber security to troubleshooting.
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Posted on 07.31.20 by Greg Mooney

5 Reasons We Love SysAdmins - SysAdmin Day 2020

Today marks System Administration Appreciation Day 2020, which means it is time to celebrate all the hard and rigorous work of SysAdmins.

Posted on 07.27.20 by Greg Mooney

HelpSystems Buys GlobalScape, Consolidating the File Transfer Market

What does the new merger of GoAnywhere and Globalscape mean for the managed file transfer market?

Posted on 07.16.20 by Greg Mooney

Podcast: 3 Ways Data Is Being Exposed During the Pandemic

Recently, I had a chance to talk with Arun Vishwanath about social engineering, legacy systems, and security vulnerabilities on home devices, such as routers, on the Defrag This podcast.

Posted on 07.13.20 by Greg Mooney

What Is Secure Copy Protocol (SCP)?

Does your business rely on the Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) to enable remote users to exchange files with each other and with customers and business partners? If so, it might be time to consider another approach!

Posted on 07.02.20 by Greg Mooney

Top Security Certifications to Have In Your Back Pocket

If you’re considering a new career in IT security or looking to move up the job ladder, your prospects are bright. 

Posted on 07.01.20 by Greg Mooney

5 Best File Sharing Platforms for Businesses

The importance of online collaboration took a quantum leap as the COVID-19 pandemic forced just about every office worker to stay at home.

Posted on 06.24.20 by Greg Mooney

What is MD5?

MD5 is still being used today as a hash function even though it has been exploited for years. In this article, we discuss what MD5 is; it's history, and how it is used today. 

Posted on 06.11.20 by Greg Mooney

What is an FTP Sprawl?

To this day, FTP (file transfer protocol) and the more secure SFTP (secure file transfer protocol) are still the most used standard to move files over the Web. It’s cost effective, quick and easy to deploy, and if used correctly in a regulated industry it keeps users...

Posted on 06.11.20 by Greg Mooney

Avoiding Data Loss During A Data Migration

Large scale data migrations are 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.

Posted on 05.21.20 by Greg Mooney

Podcast: VPNs, Cybersecurity, and Data Privacy During COVID-19

Ted Kim, CEO of Private Internet Access, joins the podcast to chat about VPNs, privacy online, and how the cybersecurity threat landscape has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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