Dealing With Aggression In Dogs 39

ifferent approaches to help your dog feel less aggravated.

The following article is a guest post.

Aggression in dogs is a very common issue which is often encountered when they feel that their privacy has been invaded or fear that their offspring may be in danger. It is a very natural response, one which we, as humans, also display when we feel threatened.

When we hear pet owners complaining about their dogs exhibiting aggressive behaviour, the first thing to do is try to find out the reason for it. There are a number of reasons why your dog might resort to aggressive behaviour and act strange all the time, putting the life of your family members and others in the neighbourhood at risk.

Aggression in dogs isn’t a learned trait, meaning it is caused by a trigger.

A trigger can be anything, from the presence of another pet, human being or an object that your dog feels threatened by or wishes to prove its dominance on. To do either, it uses barking or attacking to show its agitation.

Further information about why your dog is exhibiting an odd behaviour, research studies and tips can be read on

Safety begins right at home. In this article, we will be looking at different approaches to help your dog feel less aggravated. But all of these methods will only work once you have investigated the reason behind its aggression.

Put A Fence Around It.

Putting your dog in a fence should be your first priority.

Build a strong fence around your home so that your dog can’t escape and injure anyone who comes close to it. Moreover, know that dogs are smart animals. It should be your do job to look for any holes or weak spots in the fence that might make for a great escape route.

Put On A Strong Leash.

Pets on leash are always easier to control when they display an aggressive behaviour. If your dog has started to show aggressiveness, a strong leash can help keep it under control.

Muzzle It Up.

Even if you have a strong leash on it, your dog can resort to attacking or biting. Leaving it unattended, especially when walking it outdoors, can endanger the lives of all those passing by. If you think that your dog might attack someone on the way, try putting a muzzle to cover its face when in public so that no harms comes to you, your family, or anyone else in your neighbourhood.

Teach Your Dog The “Come Away” Command.

A smart way to train your dog is to do so by teaching it the “come away” command.

The come away command refers to any distraction that suppresses your dog’s aggression. This works best when your dog feels aggravated or threatened by the trigger that makes it aggressive in the first place by diverting its attention and thus, reducing anxiety.

Don’t Punish.

Punishment can further breed aggressiveness and, as a result, worsen the situation even more. If you are unsure what caused the aggression, punishment and beating will never work in your favour.

Your pet may feel challenged and may further try to prove its dominance by becoming more aggressive. So, don’t make matters worse for yourself and your family and try to resolve it by identifying the core of such eliciting behaviour.

Our pets need us the same way we need others. They too feel anxious or frightened when we are unable to understand what’s wrong with them. So, be there for them and don’t let them suffer or go through it all alone.

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Computers have been able to move files between one another since the technology’s very early days. The first File Transfer Protocol (FTP) technology emerged in 1971. Back then, network administrators only needed to move data from one place to the next; security was not an issue. Furthermore, since the computers were probably in the same room, the data did not have very far to go.

Today, there are many ways to move data efficiently and safely over long distances. MOVEit by ipswitch is a good example. It’s very robust yet also very easy to use. It also has a number of audit trail and compliance features that really make it a useful program.

How do you know for sure whether Moveit or some other program is the right one for your business?

What is Secure File Transfer?

FTP still works very well when there is absolutely no need for security, but these instances are few and far between. Some of today’s most popular file transfer options are:

  • Secure File Transfer Protocol: As the name implies, SFTP is FTP plus encryption. The combination is very fast and prevents network eavesdropping. SCP (Secure Copy) is a closely related protocol.
  • Managed File Transfer: MFT is a much more complex option. In addition to file security, it adds a variety of audit, management, reliability, and other features.
  • Email Encryption: Instead of transferring the file as an attachment, a secure email sends a link. Then, the recipient can download the document from a secure site. Moreover, email encryption enables users to send very large files with little drama.
  • Hosting: Originally, file hosting services supported document collaboration and nothing else. Lately, security features have emerged as well, making network hosting a viable secure file transfer option.

All these methods rely on access control. Typically, that involves a username and password. Depending on the organization’s needs, the access control can be much tighter. Usually, this process involves an Identity and Access Management (IAM) system.

Some File Transfer Features

In its most basic form, secure file transfer relies on command line interfaces. This system is automated and not designed for user interface, so there are very few additional features. On the other hand, command line interfaces are very low-cost and allow organizations to maintain control over file security even if they use cloud providers.

SFTP is still the best option for most businesses, but SFTP by itself often falls short. Consider adding additional features like:

  • Auditing: Sometimes, auditing functions are available as an add-on. But organizations that also have compliance issues in this area, such as those that handle Personal Identifying Information (PII), may be better off with MFT.
  • Scheduling: This need is not as common but it’s still out there. Sometimes, users need to send documents at certain times of the day, usually to avoid bandwidth conflicts. Customers with scheduling needs almost always need MFT, because its systems are very robust.
  • Indirect Transfer: Only MFT allows users to send documents to an intermediary server when then forwards them to the recipients. The user and recipient are isolated from each other, and such transfers are easier to track.

Consider the options carefully before making a decision. Then, go with an established provider who stands by its products.