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How to Meet Cyber Insurance Requirements for IBM i

Discover what cyber insurance is, the solutions you may need to qualify or lower premiums, and what Fortra offers to assist your IBM i organization with becoming cyber insured.
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What is DORA and How Can You Achieve Compliance?

When searching online for the new EU Regulation for strengthening the cybersecurity of financial entities and their third-party IT providers, called Digital Operational Resilience Act or DORA, it is almost certain that you will stumble upon Dora the Explorer, the famous kids’ animation.
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Workload Automation (WLA) vs. Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Automation remains a popular technology for businesses of all kinds. Within the realm of automation, there are a lot of acronyms representing different tools and approaches—two of the most common are workload automation (WLA) and robotic process automation (RPA). As you plan your strategy, it’s important to understand the differences of workload automation vs. robotic process automation. Both have...
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Are Cybersecurity and Data Protection Now Integral to Business Success?

A famous front cover of The Economist in 2017 declared that the 'world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.' The value of data has indeed increased significantly. Organizations rely on data and data analytics for almost every facet of their operations and use it to make insightful decisions to help move the business forward. Many have invested in the tools and solutions - AI, CRM...
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Acquisition Enables a Return to Form: Chris Bailey

When Fortra acquired FileCatalyst, Chris Bailey eagerly traded his CEO hat for the chance to get back to his first love: product management. Now he uses his expertise to inform the direction of the company’s popular Secure File Transfer solutions.
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Ransomware Attacks: Why Email Is Still THE Most Common Delivery Method

Organizations face a growing danger from phishing and ransomware, which have been the most common forms of cybercrime in recent years. Most businesses have fallen victim to phishing or ransomware attacks at some point. Every business needs to act against the growing threat of phishing, the primary method through which ransomware and other malware are spread. On the bright side, organizations have...
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Pursuing a New Career Path: Wes Byron

Wes Byron knows it’s never too late to change careers. Fortra gave him the opportunity to pursue his interest in product documentation, and now this dedicated technical writer enjoys supporting customers in a challenging new way.
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Putting a Hug Around Acquisitions: Donnie MacColl

Donnie MacColl says Fortra makes acquisitions successful by putting a hug around the companies it welcomes to the family. Discover why the senior director of technical services and GDPR data protection officer says he’s never been happier at work.
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A Spotlight on Cybersecurity: 2022 Trends and 2023 Predictions

In 2022, geopolitical unrest and an expanding online attack surface contributed to the emergence of several themes across the cyber landscape. Infrastructures associated with opposing ideologies were highly targeted, with government agencies, supply chains, and IOT devices falling victim to high-profile campaigns. Cybercriminals launched increasingly advanced attacks on vulnerable entities, with...
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How to Recognize and Respond to Emerging Social Media Cybersecurity Threats

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn. YouTube. Pinterest. Mastodon. The list goes on. Whether you love or loathe social media, these platforms have become integral to how we communicate as individuals and businesses. Cybercriminals have also taken note, embracing these communication channels wholeheartedly to reach vast audiences quickly, anonymously, and cheaply, successfully defrauding targets...
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From HR Generalist to Sr. Director of HR: Jordan Bengtson

Jordan Bengtson, senior director of HR at Fortra, truly enjoys the global team he leads and the strategic initiatives he has managed. Hear how the company’s growth has given him opportunities for advancement and what advice he has for new hires.
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Making an Impact Every Day: Renee Ritter

Renee Ritter oversees global partner relationships as channel vice president. Learn about the acquisition that brought her to Fortra and why she praises the unapologetically high bar the company sets for its culture.