How to: Force FTP over TLS in FileZilla Server

If you are planning on hosting a FTP server like FileZilla over the internet, then you may want to fine tune some security settings. One of them being forcing TLS encryption, especially if your users will be connecting to FTP port 21. You don’t want them accessing the server without encryption. Here’s how you can get their connections encrypted by forcing FTP over TLS in FileZilla Server.

How to: Encrypt your files in Windows with Gpg4win

Being able to encrypt your files that contain sensitive information is crucial. In Linux, you can do this with relative ease by using the built-in gpg program to encrypt by using a password or having them signed with a private/public key. Luckily for Windows users, you can do the same with a gpg variant called Gpg4win. Here’s how you can use it.