Category Archive for "Large File Transfers"


5 Reasons to Re-evaluate Your Existing Encryption Solution

There comes a time in many relationships where the terms need to be re-evaluated. Is the relationship giving you what you need? How could it better serve you? Your business’ relationship with security is no exception. The tools you implemented

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Lost thumb drive causes breach at California Credit Union

The Palm Springs Federal Credit Union recently notified an undisclosed number of members that a thumb drive containing their names, social security numbers and account numbers was lost.  The information was on a thumb drive as part of an audit

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How the Cloud is Really Changing Security

Brandon Butler recently wrote an article published on entitled ‘How the cloud is changing security.” Butler discusses an emerging solution category called Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), which offer provide additional security for cloud-based applications. Typically offered as a lightweight service, CASBs sit between users and the cloud

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Stopping The Use of Unapproved File Transfer Apps

No security professional wants employees using consumer file sharing applications to send large files. There is little to no control or enforcement of protocol, data security, auditability and not to mention an e-discovery nightmare. An organization may have no idea

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Five Secure Messaging Must Haves

It can be challenging to choose between secure messaging and email encryption solutions as many offer a very similar feature set and marketing message. It’s time to look beyond the ‘send secure’ button and generic claims of being ‘easy to use.’  Here’s

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Lost CD in the Mail Causes Healthcare Security Breach

Lost Data by Jacob Whittaker 7.8.08 Some security breaches make you shake your head in disbelief. Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) notified patients that their information may have been compromised after an unencrypted CD was lost in the mail en route to a supplier. remeditated attacks by hackers often leverage

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Nearly Half of Healthcare Breaches Are Caused By File Transfer

file cabinets by redjar 3.1.2000 The 2014 Verizon Data Breach Report found that 46 percent of all healthcare security incidents were related to file transfer i.e. lost USB drives, paper files or backup disks. The report cited here “examined more

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Supercharging Office 365 with Secure Messaging

If you’re one of the millions of users of Office 365, you’re probably feeling really good about your purchase. Its a great bundle, reasonably priced, and so easy to deploy in the cloud. Those are the reasons why its one

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SMB Adoption of Secure Messaging in Healthcare Part 3: Secure Messaging Has Evolved

If you missed the first two parts of our blog series on secure messaging for SMBs in healthcare, you can read them here and here. The complaints about secure email have been consistent over recent years. It’s too complicated to

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