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Anti-Spam Software – Clearswift’s 10 Measures to Reduce Spam

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 20:32

Despite the emergence of digital collaboration tools such as Slack, Yammer, Huddle and others, email remains the most used method of communication in the workplace. Millions and millions of emails...

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Remote Working One Year On: What the Future Holds for Cybersecurity

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 16:09

Depending on where you are in the world, it is now approximately one year since the COVID-19 pandemic meant that many employees had to start working from home suddenly. This caused many issues....

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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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Emailing Credit Card Information: Why Redaction is Crucial for PCI Compliance

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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