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Zero Trust File Transfer

Zero trust is about more than network segmentation. Fortra can help you encrypt and securely share data with authorized individuals while protecting it from viruses and malware. Our Zero Trust File Transfer bundle enables automatic file sharing, scanning for malware or viruses, and encryption, giving you total control over files wherever they travel. The result is portable, persistent data security for files of all sizes and sensitivity levels, as well as meaningful progress towards your zero trust goals.

The Problem

For many organizations, security methods like PGP encryption are not enough because once files are downloaded and unencrypted, those files can still be shared with unauthorized recipients. They need a way to apply Zero Trust tenants to their file transfers.

Another common limitation is not being able to send large files securely and efficiently with external parties – a critical situation when trying to share proprietary manufacturing files, media, or sensitive video footage.

In addition, with growing regulatory, state, and government policies around file protection, companies also have to make sure files are protected in line with compliance requirements.

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Your team needs to collaborate externally, but sensitive data is involved.

Fortra can help share sensitive data via browser or encrypted email with or managed file transfer solution.

Zero Trust means exactly that-so files can stay protected even offline, controlling who has access and where they can be shared.

Access to Fortra-protected documents can be revoked at any time, even if the user is offline.

Your valuable data remains protected through its collaborative orbit.

This bundle combines the power of the following Fortra solutions:

  • Secure File Transfer
  • Secure ICAP Gateway
  • Secure Collaboration
  • Encryption
  • File Access Control

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Common Use Cases

Send or receive large files via email with encryption.     
Encryption stays with the file even after download and access can be revoked at any time.

Add protected files to shared folders.     
Wrap them in protection so only authorized users can open and download the file, depending on policies, and once files are downloaded, you still have control.

Securely upload files to web forms.    
Enable GoAnywhere to apply secure collaboration to each attachment, sending a Digital Guardian Secure Collaboration-protected download link to recipients and only allowing authorized individuals to access.

Inspect files for threats and sensitive information.   
Before files are sent or received, catch and sanitize them for viruses or malware. Remove unwanted metadata or sensitive information before continuing to share the file.

More Use Cases


A healthcare organization needed an automatic and secure method to move patient records to and from their SFTP server. Furthermore, they needed to make sure if data leakage occurred, their organization would have total control over those files.

Fortra’s Zero Trust File Transfer bundle gives them the ability to both transfer files securely and revoke access to those records instantly as needed. They now know their files are secure when accessed through Fortra’s secure file transfer solution. And if anyone tries to access the files through a third-party client or a mapped SMB drive, they will not have to worry about records leaking.

Food Distribution

A global food distribution company interacts with thousands of vendors and customers exchanging contracts, pricing, orders, and other documents that contain IP as well as PII. Ensuring information stays protected and in control both within the enterprise and on egress was paramount to their initiative.

The Zero Trust File Transfer bundle provides a data protection platform that can be invoked manually by the user; automates protection of content stored within SMB File Shares, OneDrive, and SharePoint Folders; and invokes protection via GoAnywhere MFT for secure managed file transfer.


GoAnywhere Customer Requirements

Digital Guardian Secure Collaboration enhances GoAnywhere MFT’s file encryption for documents supported by the product plugin. GoAnywhere customers must own Advanced Workflows and Secure Forms.

Data Residency

Digital Guardian Secure Collaboration data all currently resides in the U.S. If you have additional questions about this, our team would be happy to discuss further with you.

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