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Martin Horan

Founder of FTP Today and an expert in secure file transfer and Internet protocols. A software and IT geek since a young age, Martin has successfully led his companies through the digital age by spotting market niches and filling them with quality IT services.

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Data Encryption Best Practices

File transfer protocol (FTP) as it was first conceived included no encryption. In the earliest days of FTP, senders and recipients of files logged in with usernames and passwords in plain text, and files were passed from one party to another without encryption. That’s not the case with modern FTP providers. They apply modern data encryption best practices to FTP transactions so that file transfers are conducted with the utmost security. What data encryption best practices should you be following? Here’s a look at different types of encryption, encryption needed for secure file transfers, plus details on how FTP Today handles encryption for its clients.

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8 SFTP Best Practices for Your Business

You’ve likely heard of FTP as a protocol for sharing files and information across the Internet. You may have also heard of SFTP, but what exactly is the difference? Below, you’ll find details on the differences between FTP and SFTP, plus the reasons why SFTP is the most secure way to share sensitive information outside your organization. To make sure you’re maximizing your use of SFTP hosting, we’ve also included a comprehensive list of SFTP best practices. Want to learn more about SFTP cloud server options, use of SFTP, SFTP cost, and general SFTP cloud solutions? Our team is always here to help. Contact us to chat with an SFTP expert.

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Secure File Sharing

Get the answers to your secure file sharing questions!

Are you trying to select a new file sharing solution, but you have a few questions first? Explore these common questions about file sharing solutions and find out their answers.

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File Share Best Practices for 2021 and Beyond

Cybercrime has skyrocketed in the last 18 months. Malware, phishing and other tactics are widely known, and IT teams go to great lengths to protect their organizations from these attacks. But companies that aren’t following file share best practices could also be at risk.

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FTP Solutions

Secure FTP: Best Alternatives to FTP

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) has been a leading option in file transfers for a long time. However, looking at the complexity of data security compliance standards and the capabilities of data hackers, a stronger and more secure solution can be required. As technology advances (and hackers’ skills advance in parallel), you need the best file transfer option to keep data protected.

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Cyber and Data Security Government Compliance

3 Reasons ITAR Compliance Is Important For Aerospace Companies

The aerospace industry has grown exponentially in recent memory. The transport of goods and services has become a major player in the global economy. But, with that growth has come increased regulation. In particular, regulations in data and file sharing led to the creation of ITAR, International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

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FTP Solutions

Why Do People Still Use FTP Sites?

File sharing options and acronyms can often be overwhelming to keep track of as the digital world continues to advance. With so many to choose from – FTP, SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS, EFSS, Collaboration Systems and more – it can be a challenge to distinguish between the options and select the best one for your organization. This is why so many companies default to using FTP (file transfer protocol) – one of the oldest and most basic forms of sharing data via the Internet.

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Cybersecurity Best Practices for Newly Remote Employees

Businesses all over the world are adjusting how employees work due to the coronavirus pandemic. One recent study reported that 90% of IT professionals believe remote workers are not secure. At the same time, over 70% think remote staff poses a greater risk than onsite employees. 

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Government Compliance

5 Aerospace Cybersecurity Trends for 2020

Aerospace cybersecurity is a growing topic in our industry – and not for the right reasons. With a lack of clear and required regulations, as well as an abundance of data and security risks, aerospace is quickly becoming one of the biggest targets for cybersecurity attacks in the world. 

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Cyber and Data Security Government Compliance

What is the NAS9933 Aerospace Cybersecurity Standard?

Imagine you are the pilot of a plane, carrying delicate cargo – maybe the most important cargo: human passengers. Suddenly, your plane’s systems are infiltrated by a hacker with nefarious motives and you no longer have GPS or communication connection. Panic begins to set in as you struggle to maintain the safety and security of the aircraft.

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The Role of the AIA in Aerospace Cybersecurity

At FTP Today, we get asked a lot about aerospace cybersecurity. From who regulates aerospace to how to be compliant in the industry, it is critical to understand how the industry works. 

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