How to avoid the tangled, digital “Do-It-Yourself” approach to file transfer

    1. Location
      Tech Talks
    1. Date 01 May 2014

How to avoid the tangled, digital “Do-It-Yourself” approach to file transfer

01 May 2014, 10:00 - 10:25

Technical Theatre


In the absence of well-defined policies, awareness and education, and enterprise-supported alternatives — enterprises over time have come to rely on a mix of "digital do-it-yourself" approaches for synching, sharing and transferring files. Some of the most common are transferring files as email attachments, non-commercial FTP servers, in-house / custom programs and scripts, and consumer-oriented "drop box" solutions. Unfortunately, much of the current file movement activity takes place below the radar. This session will untangle the web of file transfer applications within the enterprise and talk about best practices to ensure visibility and control in an increasingly regulated market.

  • Identify new approaches to file movement and appropriate use of file management
  • Find out how to incorporate people, process and technology into file management
  • File movement has a range of use cases that need to be considered
  • Evaluate managed file transfer as a file movement solutions
  • Discover how to develop consistent policy, visibility, and control to ensure secure file transfer




  • Ipswitch File Transfer presentation 2.87 MB

    How to avoid the tangled, digital “Do-It-Yourself” approach to file transfer, Steve Hess, VP, Product Management, Ipswitch File Transfer

    15 May 2014

CPD & CPE Credits

  1. CPD & CPE Credits Attending this session will entitle you to receive ½ CPE/CPD credit

Business Issues Covered

Ensure information security projects demonstrate return on investment. Identify internal and external threats and keep a business secure.

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