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Has Your Multifunction Printer Become A Data Loss Risk? Consider DLP For Images.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 15:14

Do you have one of those multi-purpose photocopier / printer / scanners? I’m sure you will say that you have several, but how are they used?  And do you understand the potential cyber risks they...

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PCI Compliance: How to Redact Credit Card Info from Inbound Emails

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 18:40


When You Need Protection from Critical Information.
Just when all the heavy lifting is done to enhance the protection of payment card data to comply with PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data...

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Document Sanitization and Metadata

Document Sanitization: avoid making your business look foolish

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:03

Human error is one of the biggest problems businesses face when it comes to data leaks and unwanted data acquisition. There can be a number of systems in place to ensure that confidential files...

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Augmenting Existing Infrastructure to Combat Today's Information Borne Threats

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 13:19

Clearswift understands that many organizations have an immediate need for more advanced security, but cannot afford to 'rip and replace' what they already have in place, or wait until an existing...

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Document sanitization and redaction safety net for the forgetful user

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:26

Policies written. Tools provided. Training conducted. As IT leaders, you have sufficiently enabled your users to properly sanitize and redact their documents before sharing outside the organization,...

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How to actively prevent workplace cyber bullying & harassment

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 08:39


Close the “gap” between preparation and response with active, real-time prevention
Organizations, for the most part, have systematically followed the same approach and strategy for years in their...

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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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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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