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FIPS 140-2 Validation Encryption Module Now Available for GoAnywhere

Posted by on Thursday, 24 May, 2012

Linoma Software has partnered with RSA Corporation to make it easier for organizations to do business with the government by adding the FIPS 140-2 Validation Encryption Module to its GoAnywhere™ suite of managed file transfer products.  Read the press release.

Most companies at one time or another find that they need to transfer or exchange sensitive data files with the government, whether it’s the IRS, the SEC, or other state or federal agencies.

Increasingly, more organizations are wanting to become vendors for the government, and for those companies, meeting the federal government’s strict data security compliance standards is required before any business relationship can ensue.

FIPS 140-2 Validation EncryptionThat’s where the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 comes in.  FIPS is a U.S. government computer security standard for the accreditation of cryptographic modules.

In order for a  module to receive FIPS 140-2 accreditation, it must undergo a time-consuming and rigorous testing process through a third-part laboratory that’s been certified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) through its National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program.

Because the FIPS 140-2 accreditation process is so daunting and expensive, only a few vendors have successfully earned the esteemed designation. RSA Corporation is one of these elite vendors.

RSA is a leader in information security and sponsors the popular annual RSA Conference that attracts security professionals from all over the world.  As a premier security organization, they have chosen to partner with Linoma Software to embed their FIPS 140-2 validation encryption module into GoAnywhere Director and GoAnywhere Services.

Once a GoAnywhere customer activates the FIPS 140-2 Compliance Mode, only FIPS 140-2 compliant ciphers (e.g. AES, Triple DES) will be permitted for encryption processes. The RSA security module will be utilized for any SSH and SSL communications in GoAnywhere including SFTP, SCP, FTPS and HTTPS protocols.

For companies exploring the myriad business opportunities available with government at all levels, being prepared by incorporating FIPS 140-2 validation encryption into your data transfer processes is a key step in winning those lucrative government contracts.

Susan Baird

Susan is the Marketing Manager at Linoma Software, helping promote our secure file transfer and encryption solutions. Her specialty is content creation and social media marketing.

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GoAnywhere Director Version 4.0 Released

Posted by on Tuesday, 3 January, 2012

There’s no better way to kick off the new year than with a new release of Linoma Software’s GoAnywhere™ Director, our popular managed file transfer software.

managed file transfer, secure file transferGoAnywhere Director is the flagship component of the GoAnywhere managed file transfer suite, and it’s used by thousands of enterprise customers who need to initiate secure file transfers as part of their daily workflow.

Whether exchanging data with trading partners, vendors, customers, or even other servers, GoAnywhere Director is the preferred solution for our clients in both the IBM Power Systems environment as well as Linux, Windows, Solaris and others because it simplifies, automates and secures file transfers efficiently, while still remaining affordable.

Director 4.0 has added a variety of features to improve the user experience, including enhanced job controls, custom add-ons, new options for holiday calendars for scheduling, and more than 30 additional advanced functions.

For more details, check out our latest announcement, or dig deeper by reviewing the software release notes.

If you’ve been considering a different solution for handling your secure file transfers, we invite you to begin 2012 by investigating GoAnywhere.  Learn more about our managed file transfer solution, or simply request a free trial.

Susan Baird

Susan is the Marketing Manager at Linoma Software, helping promote our secure file transfer and encryption solutions. Her specialty is content creation and social media marketing.

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