Security Slideshow: Mass Data Transfers: Security, Compliance Risks

By Guy Currier  |  Posted 09-22-2010

Strategic Business Opportunity

42 percent of organizations say that information security is an aspect of their file transfer systems most in need of improvement.

Strategic Business Opportunity

Infrastructure Strain

As communications and collaboration systems adapt and grow to meet ever more creative demands from users, strain is put on the information infrastructure.

Infrastructure Strain

5 Greatest Security Concerns of File Transfer (Percent respondents)

1. File or data encryption (35 percent)2. Viruses/spyware/malware (35 percent)3.  User authentication (27 percent)4.  Backup/synchronization (26 percent)5.  Hacking/interception (25 percent)

5 Greatest Security Concerns of File Transfer (Percent respondents)

MFT Vs. Standalone Security Solutions

26 percent of respondents who identify file or data encryption as an area of high concern believe MFT is superior to independent security solutions for managing these issues.

MFT Vs. Standalone Security Solutions

MFT Vs. Standalone Security Solutions

17 percent of respondents who identify viruses, spyware and malware as an area of high concern believe MFT is superior to independent security solutions for managing these issues.

MFT Vs. Standalone Security Solutions

MFT Vs. Standalone Security Solutions

26 percent of respondents who identify file backup/synchronization as an area of high concern believe MFT is superior to independent security solutions for managing these issues.

MFT Vs. Standalone Security Solutions

MFT Vs. Standalone Security Solutions

11 percent of respondents who identify hacking/interception as an area of high concern believe MFT is superior to independent security solutions for managing these issues.

MFT Vs. Standalone Security Solutions

Four Key Points About the File Transfer System

1. It's a fundamental part of your communications infrastructure.

Four Key Points About the File Transfer System

Four Key Points About the File Transfer System

2. Well-established solutions may not be enough

Four Key Points About the File Transfer System

Four Key Points About the File Transfer System

3. MFT mitigates business risk with low impact

Four Key Points About the File Transfer System

Four Key Points About the File Transfer System

4. Employee training is the chief non-operational issue with MFT

Four Key Points About the File Transfer System

Three Biggest Challenges With MFT(percent respondents)

1. Cost of the MFT product(s) (30 percent)2. Finding the right product/'solution (30 percent)3. Training of employees (26 percent)

Three Biggest Challenges With MFT(percent respondents)

Elements of a Full-Featured Transfer Solution

Single control pointComplete security featuresTotal auditabilityDelivery guaranteesFull automationEasy integration with business processesComplianceFlexibility to scale up and down

Elements of a Full-Featured Transfer Solution

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