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Most cor­po­ra­tions lack the exper­tise and tools to respon­si­bly secure, man­age and audit FTP usage. We offer a File Trans­fer Analy­sis to help you under­stand the amount and type of FTP activ­ity that is tak­ing place in your orga­ni­za­tion as well as the tools and processes in place to man­age and audit FTP usage.

Why do you need a File Trans­fer Analysis?

  • FTP is avail­able on vir­tu­ally every plat­form in the enter­prise and requires very lit­tle train­ing to use.
  • FTP is the quick­est and most acces­si­ble file trans­fer solu­tion in the enterprise.
  • It is com­mon for large com­pa­nies to have tens of mil­lions of file trans­fers per year.
  • Most, if not all, FTP file trans­fers are com­pletely unse­cured.
  • Unse­cured FTPs send logon infor­ma­tion and data in clear text.
  • Reg­u­la­tions like HIPAA, SOX, Graham-​Leach-​Bliley and FISMA require you to trans­fer data respon­si­bly.
  • FTP is an inte­gral part of pro­duc­tion work­load these days and can impact ser­vice level agree­ments.
  • File trans­fers are prob­a­bly hap­pen­ing that man­age­ment wouldn’t approve
  • Sen­si­tive data is being trans­ferred in and out of the enter­prise with­out proper over­sight and safeguards.
  • Man­age­ment assumes FTP is being man­aged responsibly.

Typ­i­cal Scope of an Analysis

SAC’s FTP Analy­sis looks at the over­all FTP envi­ron­ment in your orga­ni­za­tion (both IBM Main­frame and dis­trib­uted sys­tems).
It is par­tic­u­larly focused on iden­ti­fy­ing areas of expo­sure so action can be taken to secure them.
Specif­i­cally, we look at:

Includes 30 days use of the Sen­try Ana­lyt­ics™ File Trans­fer Ana­lyt­ics Suite

As part of the FTP Analy­sis we install the Sen­try Ana­lyt­ics™ File Trans­fer Ana­lyt­ics Suite to per­form a com­pre­hen­sive audit of the FTP activ­ity in your com­pany. In addi­tion to our writ­ten Assess­ment, you will be able to use all prod­ucts for 30 days. This will allow you to see every­thing you want to know about FTP usage. Start with sum­mary infor­ma­tion and drill down to detail infor­ma­tion and get an unprece­dented look at FTP usage in your organization.

Next Steps


File Trans­fer Analysis
Typ­i­cal Find­ings





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