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Secure and reliable data transfer


April 2018

If You Don’t, Your Employees Will (Hint: You Don’t Want Them To)

If you don’t take care of your customers, someone else will. This is a tried-and-tested mantra of business, proven over millennia of people doing business with each other. And the businesses that thrive are those who realise that not only… Continue Reading →

The World’s Largest Data Centres

On the 3rd of September 2014, the world came to an end…for all of 20 minutes. Why? Facebook was shut down due to an issue with an infrastructure configuration in its data centres, and its 1.23 billion users were cut… Continue Reading →

A Beginners Guide to Quatrix

The easiest way to send files securely online. That’s the tagline and vision behind our product called Quatrix®. It articulates a marriage between fast file transfer, convenience and flexibility of use, and premium-grade security features. And it embodies our deep… Continue Reading →

PCI: Essential Security or Just Ticking a Box?

When representatives from some of the world’s leading financial organisations joined together nearly ten years ago to form the PCI-DSS, it was a big step forward for online security. It was the first time that the world’s biggest names had… Continue Reading →

What are the UK Government’s Cloud Security Principles?

In 2015, 50% of all new Government IT spending will be on the cloud. And when it comes to cloud security, there’s a lot that businesses and IT departments could learn from the Government. After all, it will deal with… Continue Reading →

How Does Data Protection Differ Between China and The West?

A history of data protection in China Data protection in China has notoriously lagged well behind its economic rivals in the West. Before 2008, the state announced a range of administrative restrictions around data protection – but in truth, these… Continue Reading →

Drinking to the Future with a Beer and Big Data

Almost every industry can benefit from big data analytics, even those that you may not expect. The beer brand Heineken is using data in innovative ways that allows them to advertise their products more efficiently – and ultimately sell more… Continue Reading →

How Speed Makes Maytech a Trusted China File Sharing Partner

If your organisation works in and with China, you’ll know that organisations can face a number of different problems – many of which we discussed in this blog. (Free to use – no attribution required) But there’s no doubt that… Continue Reading →

PCI DSS 3.0: Did Encryption Go Far Enough?

In January 2015, PCI DSS 3.0 was brought into effect in order to help bring about vital changes but many sources argue that it didn’t take encryption far enough. Is this true? Maytech takes a look at what changes 3.0… Continue Reading →

Top 11 Security Considerations For File Sharing

When buying a secure cloud file transfer platform there are hundreds of considerations which will impact the security of your data. This article highlights the top 11 considerations for your business. Most apply across all industries but there are a… Continue Reading →

PAN Government Accredited File Sharing

Maytech has highlighted their commitment to data security in the government sector by being awarded PAN Government Accreditation in April 2015 for their secure data transfer products. This covers UK Government data that is OFFICIAL and OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE connected over the… Continue Reading →

EU and US on Collision Course Over Data Privacy

The European Union is collating a new data privacy regime that could change the business landscape in Europe – particularly for US companies. After the Snowden disclosures revealed the extent to which American companies collected the personal data of customers,… Continue Reading →