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

‘Discovering’ Critical Data Stored On The Endpoint

‘Discovering’ Critical Data Stored On The Endpoint

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:22

Ever wondered exactly how much data you have stored on your laptop?  It doesn’t take long to amass a gazillion files, some are ones you have authored, some have been sent by email, some are from...

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Clearswift Endpoint Data Loss Prevention

Clearswift Endpoint Data Loss Prevention

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 15:16

There are multiple places within your IT infrastructure where critical information is stored. These include email Inboxes, file servers, collaboration servers (some of which might be ‘in the cloud’)...

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Weaponizing GDPR

Weaponizing GDPR: When right to be forgotten gets ugly

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:38

It’s estimated that just 61% of UK businesses were ready for the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 25th May, meaning almost 40% of organizations are not compliant with...

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GDPR Compliance

The GDPR deadline is here – so what next?

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:11

It’s finally here, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in full effect. Is that a sigh of relief I hear? Well, it shouldn’t be too heavy a sigh, there’s still work to be done!
The...

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PCI Compliance: How to Redact Credit Card Info from Inbound Emails

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 18:40


When You Need Protection from Critical Information.
Just when all the heavy lifting is done to enhance the protection of payment card data to comply with PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data...

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Healthcare: Top Trends Threatening the Privacy of Patient Data

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:18

The cyber-threat landscape is rapidly evolving, and it is becoming increasingly difficult to comply with new regulations and protect against the loss of patient. While the majority of news reports...

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How Banks are Adapting to Digital Disruption and Data Privacy Regulations

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 12:00

Digital disruption, changing consumer demographics and preferences on how they engage with their banks, along with burgeoning regulatory requirements are having far-reaching repercussions on banking...

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GDPR: How to Prepare for a Borderless World of Data Privacy

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 13:11

One of the most influential business books of the early 21 st century is Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. He argued that the world is a level playing...

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