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

How Data Classification Helps Organizations Maintain a Strong Data Security Posture

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 09:11

The rise of globally dispersed workforces and new work from home requirements are placing extraordinary pressure on every organization’s cybersecurity. And wherever there is upheaval, so cyber...

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How to Prevent Data Exfiltration

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 09:37

What is Data Exfiltration?
Today, data is a valuable commodity. It has value to the organizations who own it and to those looking to exploit it through illegal activity. Data can be sensitive...

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62% of Financial Services Firms in the UK have Suffered a Cyber-attack in the Last 12 Months

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 09:48

Financial Services (FS) is a sector facing unprecedented cybersecurity challenges. 62% of FS firms in the UK have suffered a cyber security attack in the last 12 months, while 40% have noticed more...

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Debunking Cybersecurity Jargon Part Five – What Are Lexical Expression Qualifiers?

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 09:54

Although in broad terms Clearswift is undoubtedly a technology firm, we always try and use business language rather than technical talk when discussing cybersecurity and how we can help organizations...

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Debunking Cybersecurity Jargon Part Three – What is an Information Governance Server?

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 12:52

To clarify some of the widely used phrases in the cybersecurity sector, we have launched our ‘debunking cybersecurity jargon’ series of blog posts. We have already covered Adaptive Redaction and the...

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Debunking cybersecurity jargon part one – what is adaptive redaction?

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 15:25

Like many industries and areas of technology, the cybersecurity sector is prone to using jargon, technical terms, and acronyms that can confuse even the most seasoned industry insider. We work with...

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How to remove the data security risk from file transfers

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 13:16

The ability to communicate and share information – both inside and outside the organization – is key to the success of any modern business. Many industries have a requirement to request or share...

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Clearswift shortlisted for FStech Cyber Security Solution of the Year award

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 09:27

Award season is upon us and after a succession of red-carpet events, The Joker was named the most dangerous film of 2019.
‘What’s that got to do with cybersecurity and Clearswift?’, you may ask....

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