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What is SFTP?

SFTP is a protocol for transferring files securely—or, more simply put, a way to transfer files between machines over a secure connection. SFTP, which stands for SSH (or Secure) File Transfer Protocol, was developed in the 1990s, and is natively secure so that if you send confidential data, it can’t be intercepted.   What is…

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What is an FTP Server?

In the simplest of definitions, an FTP Server (which stands for File Transfer Protocol Server) is a software application which enables the transfer of files from one computer to another. FTP is a way to transfer files to any computer in the world that is connected to the internet. But what does all of this…

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6 Ways to Hacker-Proof Your Server

SFTP Server Security Best Practices Keeping your corporate servers safe is a constant concern for IT professionals. Typically, the first step in SFTP Server security is choosing a secure protocol such as FTP/S or SFTP. Sometimes, that’s not possible, so what other security measures can you take? The most important thing to focus on is…

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What’s the Difference? FTP, SFTP, and FTP/S

FTP, FTP/S, and SFTP are fairly common acronyms in the world of technology, but did you know that there are some major differences among them? Generally speaking, FTP in its basic form is not secure, FTP/S takes the security up a step in that it allows you to secure all or part of a session…

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