How using active directory can increase security AND IT agility
Companies should consider more solutions and services that manage collaborative interactions and proactively apply encryption, access control, authentication, digital loss prevention and content management.
IT teams that rely on a tangle of legacy scripts and manual processes to accomplish file transfer workflows are less agile, and more error prone and likely to expose sensitive data in a security breach.
By monitoring bandwidth usage, bandwidth monitor tools can proactively identify security issues like DDos attacks, unauthorized downloading and other suspicious network behavior.
Regardless of efforts to enhance security, EFSS services mostly remain outside of IT control.
With the number and size of the logs generated on Windows networks, it is best practice to use higher level tools to aggregate and analyze them.
The event log format introduced with Windows Vista and Windows 2008
Non-repudiation is the ability to prove that the file uploaded and the file downloaded are identical.
Offers 8 technical controls that are key to passing file transfer compliance audits.
Automating repetitive file transfer tasks via PowerShell scripts can save IT Pros a ton of time and eliminate human error, but you need to follow these best practices.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) should be applicable across the 28 EU member states by the end of 2017. Are your data security practices in compliance with GDPR?
Find out how to turn raw J-Flow data from Juniper devices on your network into business-impacting reports.
To ensure optimal network performance it's essential to monitor traffic and bandwidth usage across the LAN links.
An up-to-date inventory of hardware and software assets is vital for decisions on upgrades and purchases, tracking warranty status, troubleshooting and security.
Software that can proactively assess and manage overall network, system and applications health should form a vital component of your organization's network monitoring strategy.
Your network management software should be able to collect and analyze data from all components of the network
An MFT Gateway allows security administrators to shelter data in a private network to meet advanced compliance requirements.
Transferring clinical data from one facility to another? Sending rich-media medical files to an attending physician? You'll need to do it securely and in compliance with HIPAA.
Companies in highly-regulated industries can adopt a security framework like PCI or COBIT to manage compliance initiatives.
SNMP is currently considered the best choice by professionals for IP (Internet Protocol) network management
If you have heterogeneous network equipment and server vendors your network management tool should support all these technologies
FIPS 140-2 is a standard published by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to ensure security, quality and compatibility of online services.
Discovery and inventory of virtual machines is essential to maintain security, and simplify troubleshooting and routine maintenance.
It is best practice to holistically manage physical and virtual resources, network devices and applications from one single point of control.
Windows log analysis should be a standard IT practice regardless of company size and sector.
Monitoring bandwidth is one of the most critical aspects of network management and traffic monitoring software.
Recently US organizations have come under fire for not adhering to Safe Harbor and recent court cases have put the future of Safe Harbor into question.
When considering what kind of logging you'll need, start with those internal and external needs as drivers.
MFT (Managed File Transfer) software provides the security, reliability, and control required by businesses moving large volumes of sensitive or protected data.
Network mapping tools enable the visualization of network device connectivity and logical network structure.
NetFlow monitoring should be part of your IT monitoring strategy.
Network management dashboards are ideal for trend predictions, performance analysis and for spotting security issues.
Why SNMP trap receivers will never fully replace SNMP polling.
A syslog server should deliver features that help you efficiently monitor and manage syslog messages to correlate events across your network.
SNMP is by far the most widely used network discovery and monitoring tool. Find out how to use SNMP to monitor network devices.
What is, how to use and how to find FTP software.
The IP address space is the backbone for the modern enterprise. It’s essential for the hands-on IT professional to be on the lookout for conditions that could be detrimental.
Every IT team wants to steer clear from the inefficiencies and costs that come from managing file transfer scripts needed to support important business functions. Below we showcase a customer's automation success story and a video on script-free file transfer automation.
Considering that industrial robots keep production moving at Klein Steel, a systems failure would cause everything to come to a grinding halt. Below we showcase this steel manufacturer’s network monitoring success story and a video on delivering continuous availability through network topology maps and performance analysis.
Every IT team has to stay ahead of network vulnerabilities, especially those with a lot at stake. Below we showcase how a casino keeps its network properly configured to keep the back door shut tight along with a video on automated configuration management.
IT teams, especially those in regulated industries, must protect files in transit and at rest. Below we showcase West Corporation’s success with using managed file transfer technology to deliver high availability AND security with a video on on delivering high availability while meeting service level agreements (SLAs).
Integrating multiple IT environments and building out major application platforms requires something a lot better than an open source network monitoring product for performance management and troubleshooting.
Like many companies, Continental Automotive relied on complex and unwieldy file transfer processes. With users requesting many one-time-only transfers, they were spending too much time and money creating scripts for what should be a simple, automated, and secure process.
Your network monitoring software should be able to provide insights into the availability quotients of all devices in the network.