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

Top Threats 2018

Cyber Threats & Technology Tips That Your Business Can’t Ignore

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:25

2018 has seen a number of new threats introduced into the cyberscape as well as an evolution of traditional threats. This means businesses need to be more prepared than ever for a data breach and...

Read More Tags: Advanced Threat Protection Cyber-attacks Cyber Security GDPR Phishing
Clearswift Information Governance Server

The Clearswift Information Governance Server: preventing data breaches, supporting compliance

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 14:30

The latest release of the Clearswift Information Governance Server (IGS) product offers new features and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) functionality, as well as the ability to track unstructured...

Read More Tags: GDPR Compliance
Insider Threat

GDPR and the Insider Threat: How new regulations are changing our data handling habits

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 16:16

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been covered extensively over the past year and has come to sit at the forefront of employees’ mind. Having been implemented on 25th May 2018, the...

Read More Tags: GDPR Advanced Threat Protection Internal Threats
Weaponizing GDPR

Weaponizing GDPR: When right to be forgotten gets ugly

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:38

It’s estimated that just 61% of UK businesses were ready for the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 25th May, meaning almost 40% of organizations are not compliant with...

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Shadow-IT

Cloud Storage, File Sharing Apps and GDPR: This Could Get Ugly Fast!

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:39

Cloud storage services and file sharing apps such as Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are so widely adopted by employees—knowingly or unknowingly by their IT departments—that most...

Read More Tags: GDPR Compliance Web Security Internal Threats
GDPR Compliance

The GDPR deadline is here – so what next?

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:11

It’s finally here, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in full effect. Is that a sigh of relief I hear? Well, it shouldn’t be too heavy a sigh, there’s still work to be done!
The...

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GDPR Worldwide

GDPR - it’s not just for Europe: Protection of data at the World Cup in Russia, Tokyo Olympics, and beyond

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 13:17

With the World Cup in Russia this summer and the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020 further down the line; organizations conducting business around the event will face unprecedented challenges with...

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GDPR Readiness

Getting ready for GDPR: key actions to ensure your organization is compliant

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 14:39

Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU’s largest and most significant cross-border regulation comes into effect in May 2018. Organizations and...

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