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Why Do I Need a Managed File Transfer Solution?

Friday, August 21, 2020 - 10:56

With data breaches and cyber-attacks seemingly now a daily occurrence, it’s no surprise to see technologies that can help secure sensitive data increasing in popularity and deployment. One such...

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Debunking Cybersecurity Jargon Part Three – What is an Information Governance Server?

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 12:52

To clarify some of the widely used phrases in the cybersecurity sector, we have launched our ‘debunking cybersecurity jargon’ series of blog posts. We have already covered Adaptive Redaction and the...

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Paying the Piper: What we learned from the British Airways fine

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 15:23

The Breach
Truth be told it was never really a question of ‘if’ but rather ‘when’ a significant fine for GDPR non-compliance would occur. Following the announcement that British Airways has been...

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The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

The Top 5 Cyber Threats that Brexit Brings

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 09:12

Regardless of your thoughts on Brexit, it can’t be denied that the drawn-out process has created mass confusion as firms rush to prepare for an unpredictable future.  Because of this, we decided...

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‘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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