Why Use Secure File Transfer Protocols?
File transfers across public and private networks are an invaluable capability for businesses in all sectors of industry. However, many of the dated file transfer protocols still in use transmit data—including usernames and passwords—in the clear, leaving your information and your network vulnerable to hacking threats.
What's at Stake
Using non-secure file transfer protocols like FTP leave data vulnerable to eavesdropping and packet sniffing. Information at risk may include:
- Usernames and passwords
- Credit card numbers
- Social security numbers
- Proprietary company information, such as protected client lists or suppliers
But attacks are not limited to hijacking data. By infiltrating your network, hackers can also carry out denial of service attacks, impeding routine operations. Any type of attack, though, damages your reputation and compromises your clients' trust.
Reliable Data Security
You can protect data in transit as well as safeguard your network by using secure file transfer protocols, particularly for any operation beyond the protection of your network firewall.
VanDyke Software's secure file transfer client—SecureFX®—supports multiple secure, standards-based protocols: SFTP and SCP and FTP over SSL (FTPS). File transfer operations conducted using one of these protocols benefits from multiple layers of data protection, including:
Provide security for data in transit by using a secure file transfer protocol. SecureFX supports multiple protocols that conform to the latest industry standards to provide the highest level of data security and server compatibility. Evaluate SecureFX free for 30 days.
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