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“I would recommend MegaCryption because it does what it says, handles our current needs and future needs that will arise, has more functions than other products, and the cost of the product was great. I would rate the technical support as a 10.”
- Major Northeast University

Naples, FL – April 2015 Advanced Software Product Group, Inc. (ASPG) has released version 4.1 of its enterprise self-service password reset and synchronization solution, ReACT. ReACT v4.1 includes access, security, and customization enhancements to the Help Desk and Self-Service portals along with pre-existing features such as multi-factor authentication, automatic enrollment, and dynamic password rules. ReACT, […]

Naples, FL – March 2015 Advanced Software Products Group (ASPG) has released version 2.4.1 of their ERQ (Easy RACF Query) software. ERQ simplifies the task of administering IBM’s RACF access-security system through the provision of a fully customizable API, the automation of common RACF functions, the capability for RACF analysts to create their own custom […]

Naples, FL – February 2015 In mid-2015, ASPG will be sponsoring and participating in two leading mainframe-centric information security conferences: the IBM Edge 2015 and the SHARE Technology Exchange 2015 Conference. In its inaugural year, the IBM Edge Conference is expected to be “the infrastructure innovation conference” of the IT world. The IBM Edge Conference […]

Naples, FL – February 2015 Multi-factor authentication, the requirement of users to identify themselves both through something they know (such as a username or email account credentials) and something they have (like a cell phone or key fob), is a security measure which has become increasingly adopted across multiple verticals. Companies varying from governmental agencies […]

The short answer is ‘yes’. As businesses produce and use more data, security will be an ever-expanding concern. Security at heart is all about control. The biggest difference between cloud and on-premise computing is that on-premise computing allows you to maintain control over the hardware and everything that runs on it. As the cost of […]

Large companies have not weaned themselves off their legacy mainframe systems because it is too difficult or expensive but because there are no superior alternatives. The computing power of the mainframe has let companies expand their operations to a global scale. For many organizations, the mainframe has been as much an agent of change as […]

Naples, FL – January 2015 The latest issue of IBM Systems Magazine contains an article written by ASPG cryptography specialist and MegaCryption product manager, Gregory Thomason. The article, entitled, “Encryption Is Key to Security: Align Existing Competencies with Intuitive Best Practices”, offers realistic cryptography and data security advice for protecting modern data centers, stating, “Attackers […]

Naples, FL – January 2015 In the Spring of 2015, ASPG will be sponsoring and participating in three top-tier information security conferences: the Texas Technology Summit, the InfoSec Conference, and the HDI [formerly the Help Desk Institute] Conference. The Texas Technology Summit, in its sixth year, is a Houston-based summit which aims “to get the […]

The mainframe is a reliable solution for centralizing so many business computing processes. Therefore, it is only natural to use it to centralize the authentication and identity management processes for all the applications users need across the enterprise. A centralized access management is typically more secure since it provides for unified identity management and profiles, […]

Data encryption and access controls make it very difficult for hackers to access private data without first stealing the appropriate user credentials or decryption keys. Brute force attempts to hack into accounts by guessing passwords can be thwarted by locking an account after a certain number of consecutive failed passwords attempts. Since modern security technology […]