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Computing Security Excellence Awards 2019

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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5 cyber security threats you didn’t know you should be threatened by

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 15:50

High profile hacks over the last few months have put large organizations front and center of a media frenzy that highlights the dangers of inadequate data protection. Global bank, Capital One, and...

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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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The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 09:12

Regardless of your thoughts on Brexit, it can’t be denied that the drawn-out process has created mass confusion as firms rush to prepare for an unpredictable future.  Because of this, we decided...

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Employee Security Training

Fighting the War at Home: How Your Employees are Your Greatest Asset in the Battle Against Data Loss

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 14:00

Sun Tzu once stated that: “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting” and two and a half thousand years later his rhetoric stands the test of time, as today we are seeing this...

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Cloud-based business

A business world in the Clouds

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 14:14

Safeguarding against the security pitfalls of Cloud-Based Platforms
Majority of us are intimately familiar with the concept of ‘the Cloud’, the seemingly omnipresent information sharing and storage...

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Enhancing cyber threat protection in Microsoft Office 365

Enhancing cyber threat protection in Microsoft Office 365

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 14:58

In our last blog, we explored the risk of receiving sensitive data unauthorized via email, the sharing sensitive information internally across departments, and the need for advanced data protection...

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