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

How to Protect Your Organization from Advanced Persistent Threats

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 12:49

Keeping your cyber defense strategies ahead of the game today is no easy task, especially when organizations face a daily proliferation of increasingly evasive cyber-attacks. Advanced persistent...

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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...

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New Clearswift Report Highlights Areas of Cybersecurity Improvement for UK Public Sector

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 15:12

It’s been three years since the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm first appeared, causing untold damage to organizations all over the world. One of the worst hit was the NHS, with the attack causing 200...

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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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Fighting the War at Home: How Your Employees are Your Greatest Asset in the Battle Against Data Loss

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 14:00

Sun Tzu once stated that: “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting” and two and a half thousand years later his rhetoric stands the test of time, as today we are seeing this...

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Email phishing: #1 Cyber security threat

#1 Cyber security threat: Protecting your organization against email based attacks

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 14:16

On Friday 12th May last year, a global ransomware attack, aptly named WannaCry, infected over 200,000 computers in at least 100 countries. It began with an email at roughly 8:30am London time. By...

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Give all your secrets to the intern?

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 09:00


By Dr. Guy Bunker, Clearswift
I recently spoke at an information security conference for Lawyers in Manchester. It was a good event, and there were lots of interesting discussions while there....

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preparing for a cyber-breach

Forewarned is Forearmed: preparing for a cyber-breach

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 17:22


The only thing in life that is certain is death and taxes, or so the saying used to go. Unfortunately, if you have a business then there is another certainty, a data loss incident. This might not...

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