Pro2col to Administer CFTP Programme in Europe

Pro2col, Europe’s leading independent managed file transfer experts, is now the official administrator of the Certified File Transfer Professional (CFTP) program in all of Europe. As the official administrator of the CFTP, Pro2col is authorized to sell both computer-based and instructor-led training to any individual or organization in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Germany and the […]

CFTP Provides Managed File Transfer Training and Certification

Managed file transfer training and certification is finally available to companies who need to hire, onboard and retrain transmissions personnel. This two-minute video provides a quick overview of the new CFTP program, including a first look at the study guide, test and certificate. The CFTP program was developed in February 2014 and was in beta […]

MFT Vendors Respond to Heartbleed

Over the past few days, File Transfer Consulting has been working with dozens of managed file transfer vendors to coordinate a fast and thorough industry response to the Heartbleed breach. Complete details can be found here: Heartbleed vs. FTP Servers

File Transfer Consulting at ASIS 2013

  This year File Transfer Consulting was honored to present at ASIS International 2013, the 59th annual seminar and exhibits at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Our presentation was a competitive information security entrant that discussed how slight changes in password technology could be used to easily detect “low and slow” brute force scans that […]

“Low and Slow” Brute Force Utility Released

Today we released version 1.0.0 of our “low and slow” brute force scanner for FTP servers and SFTP servers. We originally designed this utility in 2011 to help us test whether appropriate lockouts were in place during our MFT audits. The “1.0” version adds SFTP support and “user friendliness” appropriate for a free, public utility. […]

New Service: Managed File Transfer News

Today we’re announcing the inclusion of managed file transfer news from five top vendors: RhinoSoft, Linoma, Axway, TIBCO and SEEBURGER. These five vendors span the industry in terms of cost, scope and size, and will provide our readers with a diverse perspective from various corners of the industry. Additional vendors, consultants and others who blog […]

File Transfer Governance

File Transfer Consulting and Primeur have collaborated on a new white paper that redefines managed file transfer from the perspective of business units served by shared IT services. >> Download the PDF: “File Governance for File Transfer” “Too many teams behave as if their customers were individual end users rather than the business units that […]

Top Three MFT Trends of 2011

File Transfer Consulting looks back at 2011’s top three trends in managed file transfer in a new article on this site.    An extra “missing trend” that we hoped to see, but did not, is also featured.

Managed File Transfer Budget Survey to Reveal Trends in Data Exchange

A managed file transfer budget survey circulated by File Transfer Consulting will soon yield results that will help transmissions teams and IT leaders plan their 2012 managed file transfer budgets. Managed file transfer teams will soon be able to benchmark their budgets against industry standards, thanks to a new survey now being circulated by File […]

New Cloud Service Promises to Patrol Trading Partner Reliability

Partner Patrol is a new cloud service that monitors the secure file transfer and managed file transfer servers companies use to exchange bulk data with trading partners. Partner Patrol, a cloud service that monitors the secure file transfer and managed file transfer servers companies use to exchange bulk data with trading partners, was announced today […]