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

Managed File Transfers

Managing critical file transfers

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 14:02

While methods for digital collaboration are increasing, such as Instant Messaging, Social Media and a multitude of cloud applications, email remains a universal business communication tool for...

Read More Tags: Cloud Email Security Advanced Threat Protection Malware
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...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Compliance Email Security
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...

Read More Tags: Email Security Data Loss Prevention Adaptive Redaction
Clearswift Innovation

Clearswift – we’re continuously developing our Technology Portfolio

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:24

July 17th sees the 2nd major Clearswift SECURE Gateways release in 2018. With another release planned in November, Clearswift continues to demonstrate our commitment to deliver innovation to our...

Read More Tags: Data Loss Prevention Technology Encryption Email Security Web Security
Email Encryption

Today’s Email Encryption Options. Which one is right for you?

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:37

Email encryption is the process of encrypting or disguising the content of email messages, protecting sensitive information from being read or accessed by anyone other than the intended recipient....

Read More Tags: Encryption Email Security
Unintended Email Recipient

Stray emails: How to prevent a critical cyber security vulnerability

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:50

The pervasive threat that cybercriminals pose to the security of critical information has dominated media headlines over the past year. Major data breaches, from Uber’s data theft cover up to the 147...

Read More Tags: Email Security Data Loss Prevention
Email phishing: #1 Cyber security threat

#1 Cyber security threat: Protecting your organization against email based attacks

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 14:16

On Friday 12th May last year, a global ransomware attack, aptly named WannaCry, infected over 200,000 computers in at least 100 countries. It began with an email at roughly 8:30am London time. By...

Read More Tags: Cyber Security Email Security Encryption Inbound Threats Phishing

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...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Compliance Email Security Information Governance