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Defending against DoppelPaymer – the latest ransomware incident

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 09:47

It’s been said that the first ransomware attack took place as far back as 1989. Delegates who’d attended the World Health Organization AIDS conference in Stockholm were sent floppy discs containing...

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How to prevent the data breach that keeps on happening

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 08:08

By Dr Steve Jeffery, pre-sales engineer
The potential for revealing personally identifiable information (PII) in the ‘To’ or ‘CC’ fields of an email is a risk well understood. Yet despite this, it...

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Office 365 is good. Clearswift makes it safe and secure.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 11:29

When Office 365 was first launched in 2011, it wasn’t immediately clear that it would be the major success that it has turned out to be. While the popularity (and ubiquity) of Microsoft Office was...

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Clearswift shortlisted for FStech Cyber Security Solution of the Year award

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 09:27

Award season is upon us and after a succession of red-carpet events, The Joker was named the most dangerous film of 2019.
‘What’s that got to do with cybersecurity and Clearswift?’, you may ask....

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Clearswift and GoAnywhere demonstrate award-winning file transfer technology at RSA

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 15:12

The RSA Conference (RSAC) has long been regarded as one of the information security industry’s biggest and most high-profile gatherings and this year’s event in San Francisco’s Moscone Center from 24...

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Top 5 cybersecurity threats to the UK healthcare sector

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 16:12

The sheer volume and complexity of data held within the UK healthcare sector makes it a challenge from a cybersecurity perspective to keep secure. In fact, research from a survey we conducted...

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Infographic: Cybersecurity challenges in the UK healthcare sector

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 17:04

Lessons learned from the global WannaCry cyber-attack in 2017, led to increases in investment, governance and significant improvements to the UK healthcare sector’s cybersecurity. Two and a half...

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The consequences of a data breach: why fines are just the tip of the iceberg

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 16:24

When it comes to the true ramifications of a data breach, suffering a financial penalty imposed by the ICO is just the tip of the iceberg. Although significant, fines are only one aspect financial...

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