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

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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Moving on from encryption – the case for eDRM

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 14:16

Take control of your documents no matter where they go
By Alyn Hockey, VP Product Management
What is EDRM?
Enterprise digital rights management (eDRM or Information Rights Management, IRM) has had...

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Don’t let file transfers to and from third parties leave your organization vulnerable

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 12:03

Visit Clearswift on stand H33 at the International Security Expo in London on 3-4 December to find out more.
The International Security Expo 2019 brings together cybersecurity professionals working...

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Computing Security Excellence Awards 2019

Clearswift wins DLP Award at Computing Security Excellence Awards

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 10:50

Today, we are thrilled to announce our 2019 Computing Security Excellence Award win for Data Loss Prevention (email and web) – the second consecutive win for us at the awards! The Computing Security...

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How to neutralize the rising threat of ransomware

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 15:33

Earlier this month it was reported that the average pay-out for cybercriminals targeting individuals and businesses has increased to over $41,000 in Q3 of 2019, a growth of 13.1% over the previous...

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NIAS’19 in review by Clearswift CTO, Guy Bunker

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 15:52

Last week, Clearswift was a gold sponsor at NATO’s NIAS’19 three-day cyber security summit in Mons, Belgium, and it was a great event with over 1,800 delegates from 46 nations. Organised by the NCIA...

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The threat of unwanted data acquisition

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 15:51

Central to many cyber security strategies are technologies, processes and procedures designed to prevent sensitive data from leaving the organization. Avoiding data breaches is something most...

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5 cyber security threats you didn’t know you should be threatened by

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 15:50

High profile hacks over the last few months have put large organizations front and center of a media frenzy that highlights the dangers of inadequate data protection. Global bank, Capital One, and...

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