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The Clearswift Blog covers all the latest IT Security news as it applies to you and your business.

Computing Security Excellence Awards 2018

Clearswift Wins DLP Award at Computer Security Excellence Awards!

Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 14:28

The Clearswift team is delighted to announce our 2018 Computer Security Excellence Award Win for Data Loss Prevention (email and web).  The awards dinner was held on November 22nd at the London...

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Social Media

Like, share and destroy: How to protect your business from the social media threat

Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 13:08

Social media is now the window to any business. 83% of organizations use social media as a marketing tactic, making it the most popular marketing tool. It is updated far more regularly than any...

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Unwanted Data Acquisition in Emails

Return to sender: the threat of unwanted sensitive data acquisition via email

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 10:13

Over 281 billion emails are sent every day. In today’s technology-driven world, email is undoubtedly the main tool for business communication, and it’s estimated that the average employee will...

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OCR

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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Information Security

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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