Learn more about how the functionality and affordability of today’s managed file transfer (MFT) solutions bring many benefits to companies of all size including helping businesses save significant staff time, reducing security exposures, meeting SLAs and even creating new competitive advantages.
For many organizations, the IBM i plays a central role in the business-critical applications of an enterprise, often making it a hub for the sending and receiving of electronic ﬁles during the course of doing business. However, transferring ﬁles introduces signiﬁcant risks unless proper security measures are taken. The standard open-source FTP protocol has been around for decades, and many free tools are available for this purpose, but these tools often don’t include any inherent security. When a ﬁle containing sensitive information is transferred with this method, it could easily be intercepted by a hacker and viewed “in the clear.” If your company is required to comply with one or more regulations, such as SOX, PCI DSS, GDPR, etc., transferring unsecured ﬁles creates a huge exposure.
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