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

Social Media

Like, share and destroy: How to protect your business from the social media threat

Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 13:08

Social media is now the window to any business. 83% of organizations use social media as a marketing tactic, making it the most popular marketing tool. It is updated far more regularly than any...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Social Collaboration Web Security
Website skimming

Website skimming is on the rise and your organization needs to be prepared

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 16:43

Last month, British Airways was hacked and 380,000 payment details were stolen.
In the immediate aftermath, the question on everyone’s minds was, in the era of GDPR, whether the airline would see a...

Read More Tags: Web Security Cyber Security Cyber-attacks
Clearswift Innovation

Clearswift – we’re continuously developing our Technology Portfolio

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:24

July 17th sees the 2nd major Clearswift SECURE Gateways release in 2018. With another release planned in November, Clearswift continues to demonstrate our commitment to deliver innovation to our...

Read More Tags: Data Loss Prevention Technology Encryption Email Security Web Security
Shadow-IT

Cloud Storage, File Sharing Apps and GDPR: This Could Get Ugly Fast!

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:39

Cloud storage services and file sharing apps such as Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are so widely adopted by employees—knowingly or unknowingly by their IT departments—that most...

Read More Tags: GDPR Compliance Web Security Internal Threats
Information Security

Augmenting Existing Infrastructure to Combat Today's Information Borne Threats

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 13:19

Clearswift understands that many organizations have an immediate need for more advanced security, but cannot afford to 'rip and replace' what they already have in place, or wait until an existing...

Read More Tags: Adaptive Redaction Email Security Web Security IT Security Data Loss Prevention
Ransomware - Leassons learnt

5 lessons the NHS cyber-attack has taught us

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:53

Many of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Trusts have been taken back to pen and paper after Friday’s much publicized cyber-attack that saw IT systems infected with Ransomware and others taken...

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7 Website Leaks that Shocked the World of Tech, Sports, and Entertainment

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:19

Months have been spent planning and millions have been invested. It is nearly time for the big announcement introducing the world to a market-disrupting innovation. But suddenly your plan is...

Read More Tags: Web Security Internal Threats
Safe online shopping – stay secure this festive season

Safe online shopping – stay secure this festive season

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 14:16

Following our recent seven deadly sins blog, we’ve invited consumer website Buyagift to share their tips and a handy infographic, on staying secure online during the Festive shopping period:
It isn’...

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