Understanding Encryption

Encryption is “the process of transforming information…to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.” Encryption is used to protect both data “at rest” (i.e.: files stored on a computer or on a memory stick) and data in … Continue reading

Better Passwords

A recent article from Gizmodo goes into the finer details of password creation, and tells it to us straight: our passwords are probably not secure enough. Why, you ask? Because they’re probably spread over too many sites, is too personal … Continue reading

Is my data secure?

Absolutely. Your data is protected through a variety of different means: The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) cryptographic protocol ensures the privacy and reliability of all large file uploads and downloads. 128-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) file encryption is also used … Continue reading

Secure File Transfer for Police

Law enforcement is  difficult work, and sharing data between police forces, rehabilitation and associated groups can be hard: secure file transfer can help your team by creating a file sharing system that can only be accessed by authorized personnel. One … Continue reading

Large File Transfer vs. Japanese Earthquakes

Natural disasters (like earthquakes) are called disasters for a reason: they are tragic events causing great loss, both to people and property. They cause a great deal of chaos - no matter how well-prepared we think we are - and … Continue reading

Large File Transfer and Online Security

As anyone who uses the Internet regularly can tell you, security is an issue. People have been illegally accessing computer networks almost as long as networks have been in existence themselves, and the skills and technologies used to do so … Continue reading

Business File Sharing

No matter the size of the company, an increasing number of businesses need to be able to send files or receive files, either internally (among staff) or externally (with clients, contractors or field staff). Smaller companies often don’t have the … Continue reading

File Transfer Article - We’re Famous!

Okay, so I may be exaggerating, but only a little! This post is really to toot my own horn (so to speak) but what can I say: I’m excited, and the rest of the team here encouraged me to write … Continue reading

Online Storage and Keeping Health Information Safe

Healthcare organizations (including hospitals, claims administrators, doctors’ offices, etc.) exist in a high-pressure, highly-regulated environment, and several of those regulations are about keeping and transferring patient data. (Photo credit) Regulations like HIPAA demand that healthcare organizations keep personally identifiable health … Continue reading

Why Should Sending Files be Complicated?

Trying to email large files is a process filled with limitations and problems, and even though it’s a popular method to send files, you shouldn’t risk losing your work to it.  Low file size limits and a tendency for messages … Continue reading