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

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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Hidden in images

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.
We've created an...

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Microsoft deal is a start, but more needs to be done to protect the NHS from cyber threats

Microsoft deal is a start, but more needs to be done to protect the NHS from cyber threats

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 16:13

Following the recent WannaCry attack that affected so many organizations, both public and private, across the globe, many firms are now taking steps to protect themselves from potential threats in...

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Clearswift to discuss the “END of Ransomware Attacks”at Orlando and Atlanta Tech-Security Conferences

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 09:02

Ransomware and morphed forms of embedded malware are creating havoc for IT security organizations. Weaponized invoices, resumes and other malicious documents are distributed through compelling social...

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