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Posted on 07.10.19 by Greg Mooney

The Difference Between PGP, OpenPGP, and GnuPG Encryption

Ah, cryptography. It’s so important to us in our every day lives and yet it has one of the longest and confusing pasts of any type of technology we use today.

Posted on 07.09.19 by Jeff Edwards

Why Your Encryption is Only as Good as Your (Multi-Factor) Authentication

Username and password may be the de-facto means of authentication for many organizations, but they can easily be the weakest link in security controls. In this article, we’ll detail why Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) should be paired with encryption for top-level...

Posted on 07.08.19 by Michael O'Dwyer

Double Encryption: Is It More Secure Or Dangerous?

Since encryption is used to secure data, it would seem only natural that encrypting something twice would increase security. However, that isn't always the case.

Posted on 07.01.19 by Jeff Edwards

Encryption At Rest Isn't Good Enough

There are basically two ways to keep data out of the hands of hackers. One is to protect every endpoint leading to it, making it essentially inaccessible. The other is to encrypt the data, so that even if hackers get to the document they cannot read it. But where should...

Posted on 10.31.18 by Mark Towler

Enforcing Security Policy Agreement at Sign On with MOVEit

It’s a given that users with access to your MFT solution have permission to use it and know exactly what they are allowed to do with it. But maybe it shouldn’t be.

Posted on 10.15.18 by Kevin Conklin

Which Secure File Transfer Solution Is Right for You?

You likely already realize that file transfers using the file transfer protocol (FTP) expose your sensitive data to high risks.

Posted on 09.28.18 by Nate Lewis

What you Need to Know About FIPS 140-2 Validation

One look at the headlines is all it takes to see why security is at the forefront of every IT team’s mind. Hacks, data theft—you name it; some of the largest corporations have succumbed to these pitfalls over the past few years, and there’s no end in sight. It's no...

Posted on 09.26.18 by Michael O'Dwyer

Internet of Things 101 – IoT Device Authentication Explained

Readers of previous posts are aware of my reservations on the current ubiquitous drive to connect absolutely everything (from the frivolous to the useful) to the internet but there is no denying that the trend will continue unabated. This will create security risks that...

Posted on 09.21.18 by Nate Lewis

Measuring The Benefits of Managed File Transfer for Insurance Companies

Privacy is something that every organization needs to take seriously. When customers and clients trust an organization with their private information, that trust needs to be respected. As with healthcare, the insurance industry needs to adhere to significant regulation.

Posted on 09.14.18 by Kevin Conklin

WS_FTP Pro from Ipswitch: Protect Your Sensitive Data

Nearly a million servers around the world still run the unsecure legacy FTP protocol and are actually configured for ‘anonymous’ access. Not good.

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