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Malware Mania is back with a vengeance

10 shocking malware and ransomware statistics…

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 13:35


“Malware Mania” is back with a vengeance creating havoc for organizations of all sizes and in all industries. Cyber criminals have morphed their attack methods with the resurgence of macro malware...

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(ISC)² CyberSecureGov 2016

(ISC)² CyberSecureGov 2016: Clearswift & US Government cyber leaders discuss how to stop evasive malware from threatening the Nation.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:10


The US Government’s cyber leaders will gather this week at the (ISC)² CyberSecureGov 2016 in Washington, D.C. to hear from the industry’s top experts and their peers on the latest attacks...

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Four simple questions to help defend Law Firms from cyber attacks.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 13:41


I was fortunate enough to speak at the Defending Law Firms from Cyber Attack Conference this week, with the speaking slot directly after Christopher Graham, the UK Information Commissioner which...

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The hidden dangers lurking inside public sector documents

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:30


Recently, President Obama reiterated a national commitment to securing Americans’ data under the Cyber Security National Action plan, acknowledging that while connecting online has given us all...

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'Cyber Essential' advice for the small business

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 13:09


Small businesses, indeed businesses of all sizes for that matter, continue to face critical business challenges whether due to the economy, changes to regulations or financial issues. One challenge...

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Clearswift Gartner Magic Quadrant report for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention

Clearswift recognized in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 10:39


We are excited to share the news that we’ve been included in this year’s Gartner Magic Quadrant report for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention. As a new entrant to the January 2016 Magic Quadrant (MQ)...

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March Madness Challenge for Cybersecurity Professionals

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 12:35


Let the madness begin! The NCAA Basketball “madness” is different for everyone. Some experience the madness after a gut-wrenching triple overtime victory by their alma mater, while others after a...

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Encryption

New encryption guidance published by UK’s Information Commissioner

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 16:19


The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office published update guidance on encryption on 3rd March 2016, amidst concerns that there was a general lack of understanding of how and when to use...

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RSA Conference 2016

RSA Conference 2016: reminding us that government and industry work better together.

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 17:10


Well we expected a raft of news coming out of the show. What actually happened was that the world’s news came and parked its bus in the keynote theatre as US Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch...

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