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Defrag This - Episode 7 - The Risky Business of FTP Servers

Greg Mooney| March 30 2017

| security

If you’re sending personally indentifiable information (PII) via basic FTP then your business is at risk. FTP servers do not provide the protections that are needed for today’s threat landscape.

The recent FBI Private Industry Notice to healthcare providers warns of criminals strategically targeting basic FTP servers. But the issue doesn’t just effect the healthcare industry. The banking and finance industry are also a major target for cyber criminals.


In this episode of Defrag This, Kevin Conklin, VP of Product Marketing at Ipswitch discusses why FTP is not appropriate for sending sensitive data and how upgrading your file transfer infrastructure with an secure managed file transfer solution can protect your business. 


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