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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
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
Internal Threat

Internal breaches: The threat that’s too close to home

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 09:04

There were 5,207 breaches in 2017, a 20% increase from the previous year. However, despite a common belief that attacks mostly involve cyber espionage or are state-sponsored, our research found that...

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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...

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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...

Read More Tags: Compliance GDPR Information Governance