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Jeff Edwards
Jeff Edwards is a tech writer and analyst with three years of experience covering Information Security and IT. Jeff has written on all things cybersecurity, from APTs to zero-days, and previously worked as a reporter covering Boston City Hall.
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Posted on 05.07.19 by Jeff Edwards

Understanding Brazil's General Data Protection Law

In this post, we’ll break down Brazil’s General Data Protection Law—who needs to comply, what is protected, and how to meet its requirements.

Posted on 04.23.19 by Jeff Edwards

Everything You Need to Know About China's Cybersecurity Law

In this article, we'll  answer some of the most common questions about the CSL, and make compliance goals as clear as possible.

Posted on 04.04.19 by Jeff Edwards

MOVEit Names Data Quadrant Gold Medalist in Info-Tech MFT Category Report

We’re proud to announce that Software Reviews, a division of research and advisory firm Info-Tech Research Group Inc., has named MOVEit® managed file transfer software as a Data Quadrant Gold Medalist in their new Managed File Transfer Category Report. 

Posted on 04.01.19 by Jeff Edwards

GDPR Overview: Complying with EU Laws for Personal Data

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in effect, GDPR preparedness should be top of mind for businesses everywhere, not just those based in the European Union (EU). This GDPR overview will take you through the basics, including the seven principles...

Posted on 03.25.19 by Jeff Edwards

UK Government Orgs. Aren’t Updating Email Security, Survey Finds

Just 28% of gov.uk domains have implemented new email security standards from the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (Dmarc) protocol, according to a study from data security company Egress.

Posted on 03.22.19 by Jeff Edwards

What The Heck is iPaaS? Do You Need an iPaaS Provider for File transfer?

Ah, the cloud. It's changing the face of IT forever, and while it's at it, it's providing us with a never-ending stream of acronyms.

Posted on 03.04.19 by Jeff Edwards

How Workflow Automation Eases File Transfer Growing Pains

Your IT team strives to deliver non-stop, high-performance services in support of your organization. It can be surprising how big of a role file transfer services can play in that effort.

Posted on 02.26.19 by Jeff Edwards

Four Ways Network Monitoring Can Strengthen Your Security

The following is an excerpt from our Network Monitoring blog at whatsupgold.com/blog.

For most IT organizations, network monitoring is an essential tool. Network monitoring tools play an important role in letting IT pros get complete visibility into the status of network...

Posted on 02.01.19 by Jeff Edwards

Podcast - 12 Years Later: How the TJX Hack Changed Security and Compliance

In this episode of Defrag This, we’re taking a look back at one of the most monumental events in hacker history—the 2007 hack of TJX companies, which was, at the time, the biggest breach of consumer data in the history of the United States.

Posted on 01.31.19 by Jeff Edwards

Podcast: The State of Brexit and the GDPR in 2019

With Brexit in limbo and the GDPR already handing out fines to companies in noncompliance, companies who work in the confines of the EU and UK are left with few details as to how to navigate the minefield that is compliance.  To help, we talked to a lawyer who is an...

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