HANDD Business Review…

 What’s New For 2015?

With 43% revenue growth during 2014, Christmas is a time for happy reflection. I want to offer a huge thanks to our very loyal and growing customer base, our vendors both old and new, and to the dedicated and professional staff that make up HANDD Business Solutions across Europe and Asia.

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Chris Thacker of Globalscape discusses the benefits of Managed File Transfer…

Education Matters – By Chris Thacker

At times, when engaging with a potential client, the person leading the project may not fully understand what they are trying to accomplish. For example, he or she may be new to the “secure file transfer world” and may have had a data project dumped in their lap at the last minute. Perhaps a failed audit triggered a need, or perhaps it’s the common issue that the in-house “home grown” SFTP system has become unwieldy and impossible to manage. … Read more →

Secure, Protect and Control Your Data At All Times, Wherever It Is – Seminar, Tower of London, 18th Sept 20140

I would like to invite you to this exclusive free event at the prestigious and historic HM Tower of London.

Secure, Protect & Control Your Data At All Times, Wherever It Is, on Thursday 18th September 2014. … Read more →

Are you looking to install a Secure Data Transfer Solution?0

Any enterprise which regularly manages or processes data relating to customers must adhere with the Data Protection Act in the UK. In recent times, the Information Commissioners Office is clamping down on serious breaches of the Data Protection Act and companies who lose even the smallest amount of data are being hit with significant fines.Subsequently, many businesses are beginning to realise the importance of secure data transfer and information loss and how this can have a detrimental effect upon their company, particularly relating to data loss. Any business who uses mobile devices or laptop computers should have in place a robust data security strategy with encryption and the ability to send and receive files securely.  … Read more →

The Dangers of Cloud Enterprise0

James Bindseil, president and CEO of Globalscape, explains why the growth of the mobile workforce and cloud technology presents additional security risks that organisations must address…

According to the latest statistics from TUC, four million people in the UK claim to work from home. Demand for workplace mobility and collaboration is increasing, and the cloud provides a relatively inexpensive solution for infrastructure expansion.

Enterprises have been slow to adopt the cloud, partly because of security concerns and the risks posed by storing data in such an open location. This, combined with the growth in numbers and adaptability of hackers, is dramatically increasing enterprise risk.  … Read more →

Secure FTP Software at HANDD Business Solutions0

Disseminating information is an essential part of day to day business operations but the data security issues which surround information transfer can present multiple problems for many businesses. That’s where an FTP client can prove extremely beneficial. Ipswitch are a leading provider of file transfer solutions and work in partnership with HANDD to deliver their innovative WS_FTP system which streamlines the processes surrounding file transfer saving both time and resources while facilitating and opening up clear and effective communication channels.  … Read more →

What Managed File Transfer Options Are Available? On-Premise vs. Hosted MFT0

A wide array of managed file transfer (MFT) options challenges firms to choose a solution that satisfies feature demands, infrastructure capacity, and budgets. The growth of cloud or “hosted” MFT further complicates the selection process by introducing additional considerations about maintenance, scalability, and costs.  … Read more →

Dropbox Security: EFSS vs. MFT0

Recent news from Intralinks is just the latest where the security of Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) vendors, like Box and Dropbox, are questioned. The EFSS rival reports that that generating links to share documents can put sensitive data at risk through several basic flaws. Once a link is generated to only be accessible by trusted sources, it turns out that it can actually be viewed by third parties (aka not the people you want accessing it). Intralinks said they discovered the vulnerability as part of Google AdWords research.  … Read more →