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

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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The consequences of a data breach: why fines are just the tip of the iceberg

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 16:24

When it comes to the true ramifications of a data breach, suffering a financial penalty imposed by the ICO is just the tip of the iceberg. Although significant, fines are only one aspect financial...

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Clearswift wins DLP Award at Computing Security Excellence Awards

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 10:50

Today, we are thrilled to announce our 2019 Computing Security Excellence Award win for Data Loss Prevention (email and web) – the second consecutive win for us at the awards! The Computing Security...

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How to neutralize the rising threat of ransomware

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 15:33

Earlier this month it was reported that the average pay-out for cybercriminals targeting individuals and businesses has increased to over $41,000 in Q3 of 2019, a growth of 13.1% over the previous...

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The top 3 emerging technologies posing a cyber-threat to our Critical National Infrastructure

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 15:57

In the last few years, we’ve seen digital transformation take over the mindset of businesses and there has been a huge push to ensure that organizations in all sectors are adopting technology that is...

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