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

PCI Compliance: How to Automatically Redact Credit Card Information from Inbound Email

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 11:56

An often-overlooked challenge when it comes to PCI compliance are the occasions where customers ‘helpfully’ email their credit card details in an attempt to expedite an order or refund, or when they...

Read More Tags: Compliance Inbound Threats Adaptive Redaction
Debunking Lexical Expressions

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...

Read More Tags: Data Loss Prevention Data Breach Healthcare

Debunking Cybersecurity Jargon Part Four – What is Optical Character Recognition?

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 11:01

As part of our on-going blog series explaining some of the many acronyms and pieces of jargon that bedevil the cybersecurity industry, we turn our attention to optical character recognition...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Data Breach Compliance

File Transfer Solutions Emerge as a Key Technology for the Age of Collaboration

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 09:00

We live and work in an era with more collaboration than ever before. Organizational structures are flatter, the world is smaller, and it is commonplace to work together with colleagues, partners,...

Read More Tags: Cyber-attacks File Transfers Data Breach

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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Six Step Guide to Email Security Best Practice

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 13:41

The popularity of email as a collaboration tool shows no sign of abating. In fact, research group Radicati predicts that in 2020 the number of emails sent and received per day will exceed 306 billion...

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What Type of Email Encryption is Right for Your Organization?

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 11:03

For all the growth in use of productivity tools such as Trello or Slack, for all the deployment of collaboration and file-sharing systems such as Dropbox and Huddle, email remains the most widely-...

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Another Day, Another Significant Data Breach – What We Know About the EasyJet Cyber-attack

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:06

Significant data breaches feel like they are arriving now with ever-increasingly regularity. The latest breach to hit the headlines was with EasyJet. The budget airline announced on 19 May 2020 that...

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