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Data Leakage Prevention Best Practices

Data loss is a huge threat for many companies, especially those working in the government or as government or military contractors. Often, your company and those like it are handling data with the highest levels of sensitivity, making it imperative that you protect it. But, due to hackers with nefarious motives or employees that are just plain careless, sensitive data can easily be compromised. Building a data loss prevention strategy to ensure sensitive data is not leaked outside of the company or to unintended parties is a growing objective for many companies. Without a strategy in place, your business could be susceptible to lost data.

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Essential Secure File Sharing Features for Military Contractors

Keeping data and information secure as a military contractor is vital. Not only is it key for maintaining your reputation as a trustworthy military contractor, it’s also mandated by ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations). These U.S. government regulations control the import and export of defense related data pertaining to items on the USML (United States Munitions List). The chief aim of ITAR is to ensure that sensitive data is shared only with authorized U.S. citizens and doesn’t fall into the hands of foreign countries or persons.

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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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Everything You Need to Know about HIPAA Compliant File Sharing Solutions

Being HIPAA compliant when sharing files is mandatory for those in the medical industry. But sometimes it’s hard to know if you’re in compliance or missing the mark. To truly keep your  ePHI (electronic Protected Health Information) safe, you need an intuitive file sharing solution with all the built-in safeguards necessary to maintain an impenetrable environment. Before you can start examining which HIPAA compliant file sharing solution is ideal for your business to adopt, you need to understand a little bit more about safeguards. These are the protections your business needs to have in place to maintain HIPAA compliance, and there are two types:

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At-Rest Encryption: Everything You Should Know About Keeping Files Safe

For many companies, ensuring data is securely shared both internally and externally has become a growing priority. With the threat of hackers looming, protecting sensitive data is no longer a want – it’s a necessity. And, encryption is a security measure companies have adopted to make sure their data is safe when transferred from one user to another. While many companies have concerns about securely transferring data, they’re forgetting about the vulnerabilities of data at rest. Even when valuable data isn’t being transferred, it’s still important to shield it from threats. At-rest encryption is the only way to ensure your stored data is protected, even when you’re not using it. If you want to protect your at-rest data from the threat of unauthorized access, learn more about at-rest encryption and the number of benefits that come with it.  

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Unlimited Transfers vs. Unlimited Bandwidth: What's the Difference with Your FTP Software

If you are looking for a new file transfer solution, there’s a chance you have a long list of features your next solution should provide for your company. Maybe you need a solution that offers the highest level of security. Or perhaps your solution should accommodate an unlimited number of users. But, there are two features that are essential to efficient operations that many FTP solution buyers overlook: amount of file transfers and file transfer bandwidth speed.

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How Choosing an Online FTP Solution Improves Your Business Growth

If you’re a business owner, you know that growing and improving your business is an all-encompassing job. Growth is a top objective for most companies, but with limited resources, it’s hard to grow your company successfully. To grow, you need to examine every aspect of your operations. It’s easy to overlook tools like online FTP solutions. But, the right solution can enable growth and promote greater efficiency and profitability in your business. Explore five ways the right online FTP solution can support your business’ growth initiatives.  

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Red Flags to Avoid When Shopping for a File Transfer Solution

If you’re searching for your next file transfer solution, you’ve likely noticed that there are a wide variety of options on the market. While it’s helpful to have choices, it can be a challenge to identify the differences between file transfer solutions that seem similar on the surface.  

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PCI-DSS File Sharing Requirements

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) is designed to help organizations keep cardholder payment information secure. This payment data can be generated from major debit, credit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM, and POS cards. To maintain a thorough level of security protecting cardholder data, the latest PCI-DSS version specifies a number of “control objectives” to help organizations strengthen their networks and servers against the constant threat of a data breach and meet PCI-DSS file sharing requirements. Explore four key objectives your organization should work toward to maintain compliance, and learn what actions you can take to ensure you meet these PCI-DSS file sharing requirements.

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The Best File Sharing Solutions for the Payment Card Industry

If you work in the finance industry, you know how crucial it is that you keep your clients’ card payment information safe. Not only could your company face the risks of lost business and a damaged reputation, but you could also be subject to fines for failing to meet Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance regulations.

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8 Computer Security Training Tips for Secure File Sharing

In September, Equifax, a top consumer credit reporting company, was hacked, compromising sensitive personal information like social security numbers, birthdates, licenses numbers for 143 million Americans. If you weren’t already worried about cyber security threats, this breach should definitely concern you. Keeping your data safe is crucial, both for protecting your clients and preserving your company’s reputation. And, one of the biggest threats to data security is the way files are transferred. Ensuring your employees are securely and properly transferring files is not just a good idea anymore – it’s a necessity. In fact, 32% of companies say that they fell victim to cybercrime last year.

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