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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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Debunking cybersecurity jargon

Debunking cybersecurity jargon part two – what is a deep content inspection engine?

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 14:46

Given the prevalence of jargon and technical terms within the cybersecurity sector, we have launched a series of blog posts that look to debunk some of those terms and explain what they are in more...

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Managed File Transfers

Managing critical file transfers

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 14:02

While methods for digital collaboration are increasing, such as Instant Messaging, Social Media and a multitude of cloud applications, email remains a universal business communication tool for...

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Hiding Malware Inside Images

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 14:34

We recently wrote a blog about the Clearswift Information Governance Server and using Microsoft’s File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) to add custom document properties to documents which the...

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Smoke and mirrors: the key to snaring a cyber-criminal

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:34

Understanding your enemy is the first step to defeating them; a sentiment often touted by generals and commanders on the battlefield, but just as applicable to cybersecurity.
Comprehending how...

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Tips to protect the potential next target of the financial sector – Trading apps

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:55

The media landscape today continues to share stories of the increased cyber vulnerabilities in mobile applications. While banks have had many years to develop and tailor their apps to respond to...

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Data harvesting opens the door to more Ransomware attacks

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:58

Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing
We all know about the much publicised 2014 Yahoo hack that saw 500 million accounts compromised, wiping $350 million off the value of the company. In fact,...

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WannaCry Survey Infographic

WannaCry illustrated: See how attitudes have changed

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 15:25

Clearswift's recent survey with Vanson Bourne into the impact of May 2017’s WannaCry attack has revealed big changes in the way organizations and employees deal with cyber security.
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