Assuring data privacy has been a hot issue for years and the basic building blocks of a strong defense against cybercriminal data theft hasn't changed.
At its simplest, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a rudimentary method of moving files from one location on a network to another.
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.
It has been a year since the Apple vs. FBI case in which the FBI requested Apple create a backdoor into smartphones, and like clockwork, now the UK home secretary, Amy Rudd, is requesting backdoors into end-to-end encryption services used in Facebook’s texting app,...
The FBI issued a Private Industry Notification (PIN) alert last week to healthcare providers concerning the security of their FTP servers. While the alert did not indicate a specific threat, industry experts note that the FBI is not in the habit of issuing alerts unless...
The world doesn't show enough appreciation for IT teams in general. But few of us actually appreciate how much we depend on financial services IT pros.
Agile business models are pretty much a necessity in today's enterprise world and IT security is certainly no different.
Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption in healthcare has been rocky and uneven. Many physicians and practices still find EHRs inadequate or poorly designed.
The CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) position is complex and demanding. With an ever-expanding threat landscape, the CISO navigates a complex web of responsibilities that run the gamut from staying ahead of cyberattacks, managing security teams, and analyzing...
Sophie Pellissier of Ipswitch looks at 5 facts IT managers should be aware of to protect sensitive data.