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Ipswitch Gateway


Multi-Layered Security for MOVEit® Transfer

Ipswitch Gateway provides a DMZ proxy function that enables deployments of MOVEit Transfer within secured networks (behind the firewall) to meet the advanced compliance requirements often associated with data protection regulations such as HIPAA and PCI-DSS.

 

Meet Enhanced Security Requirements
Security and compliance groups in Financial Services, Insurance, Retail and Government organizations often implement heightened data protection policies. This may include adding an additional layer of security between the internet and file transfer activities involving sensitive data. This best practice can ensure compliance with oversight groups such as the SEC, FINRA and FCA and regulations such as PCI, HIPAA and FISMA and DPA.

 

Safeguard Sensitive Data
Ipswitch Gateway acts as a proxy between inbound connections from the public network and your internal trusted network. Deployed in the DMZ network, it enables MOVEit Transfer to be deployed behind the firewall. This ensures that file transfer activities are protected behind multiple layers of security minimizing the risk to secured networked resources, sensitive data and authentication services.

Multi-Layer Security for MOVEit Managed File Transfer

Ipswitch Gateway is available in the Professional and Premium editions of MOVEit Complete and MOVEit Transfer. It is also available as an add-on to existing customers of MOVEit Transfer.

What is Ipswitch Gateway?

Ipswitch Gateway provides a multi-layered security approach that enables deployments of MOVEit Transfer within secured networks (behind the firewall). This ensures that data storage, authentication and file transfer activities do not occur in the DMZ network segment. When external regulations or internal security and compliance policies require the highest levels of security for data transmissions beyond your internal network, Ipswitch Gateway assures that:

Deployment

Ipswitch Gateway acts as a proxy between inbound connections from the public network and your internal trusted network. Deployed in the DMZ network, with MOVEit Transfer deployed behind the firewall in your secure network, it ensures that file transfer tasks are protected behind multiple layers of security.

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How it Works

When the Gateway service is started, it creates a secure tunnel to handle all communications between itself and the MOVEit Transfer server. Client SFTP and FTP/S authentication requests are terminated at the Gateway and formulated into a similar request between the Gateway and the MOVEit Transfer server. The response from the MOVEit server is again decrypted and reformed into a similar response which is then encrypted and sent back to the client.

 

The same process is used for authentication and file transfer ensuring that all inbound connections are terminated, and all outbound connections originate at the Gateway and in the DMZ.

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