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

10 Tips to Protect Your Company’s Data in 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 15:06

The amount, complexity, and relevance of the data that companies handle has increased rapidly over the years. Today the data stored by organizations can contain information from buying and selling...

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2020 - A Transformational Year in Cybersecurity

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 17:30

It is true to say that there’s never a quiet year in cybersecurity. The focus and professionalism of cybercriminals, allied to the ever-evolving threatscape, mean that anyone working in cybersecurity...

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Clearswift Secure Email and ICAP Gateway now Available on AWS Marketplace

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 09:57

There’s no doubting the many benefits brought by a move to the cloud; it offers organizations flexibility, scalability and reduces capital costs. The adoption of cloud computing is widespread with 80...

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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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How to Protect Your Organization from Advanced Persistent Threats

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 12:49

Keeping your cyber defense strategies ahead of the game today is no easy task, especially when organizations face a daily proliferation of increasingly evasive cyber-attacks. Advanced persistent...

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Why Do I Need a Managed File Transfer Solution?

Friday, August 21, 2020 - 10:56

With data breaches and cyber-attacks seemingly now a daily occurrence, it’s no surprise to see technologies that can help secure sensitive data increasing in popularity and deployment. One such...

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