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Debunking Cybersecurity Jargon Part Four – What is Optical Character Recognition?

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 11:01

As part of our on-going blog series explaining some of the many acronyms and pieces of jargon that bedevil the cybersecurity industry, we turn our attention to optical character recognition...

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10 things your endpoint security software must allow you to do

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 16:32

Even during more normal times, there are millions of people all over the world that work remotely or from home regularly. During the current coronavirus crisis, that number has increased dramatically...

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Breach that keeps on happening

How to prevent the data breach that keeps on happening

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 08:08

By Dr Steve Jeffery, pre-sales engineer
The potential for revealing personally identifiable information (PII) in the ‘To’ or ‘CC’ fields of an email is a risk well understood. Yet despite this, it...

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‘Discovering’ Critical Data Stored On The Endpoint

‘Discovering’ Critical Data Stored On The Endpoint

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:22

Ever wondered exactly how much data you have stored on your laptop?  It doesn’t take long to amass a gazillion files, some are ones you have authored, some have been sent by email, some are from...

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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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The Clearswift Information Governance Server: preventing data breaches, supporting compliance

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 14:30

The latest release of the Clearswift Information Governance Server (IGS) product offers new features and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) functionality, as well as the ability to track unstructured...

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Weaponizing GDPR

Weaponizing GDPR: When right to be forgotten gets ugly

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:38

It’s estimated that just 61% of UK businesses were ready for the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 25th May, meaning almost 40% of organizations are not compliant with...

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Cloud Storage, File Sharing Apps and GDPR: This Could Get Ugly Fast!

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:39

Cloud storage services and file sharing apps such as Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are so widely adopted by employees—knowingly or unknowingly by their IT departments—that most...

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