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

Clearswift – staying safe and secure throughout the coronavirus pandemic

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 14:52

We are clearly living in uncertain times right now. The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is changing rapidly on a day-to-day basis, so we wanted to take this opportunity to address what it means for...

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How to remove the data security risk from file transfers

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 13:16

The ability to communicate and share information – both inside and outside the organization – is key to the success of any modern business. Many industries have a requirement to request or share...

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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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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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Cybersecurity Tech Accord 2018

Principles grounded in action will be critical to the success of the Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 09:46

This year’s RSA Conference saw 34 technology companies sign a pledge, outlining their commitment to ensuring better security in cyberspace for citizens and businesses alike. The Cybersecurity Tech...

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