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Office 365 Is Good. Clearswift Makes it Safe and Secure.

Office 365 has certainly become a mainstay. In order to stay safe and secure, Clearswift Secure Email Gateway provides an additional needed layer to Microsoft Office 365.
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Lightning Can Strike Twice: Marriott International Suffers Second Data Breach

It feels like only 18 months ago that international hotel group Marriott was subject to a data breach in which hackers stole the records of 339 million guests. That’s because it *was* only 18 months ago, and yet despite Marriott being fined almost £100m by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it has fallen victim to another significant...
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Clearswift – Staying Safe and Secure Throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic

We are clearly living in uncertain times right now. The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is changing rapidly on a day-to-day basis, so we wanted to take this opportunity to address what it means for Clearswift and Fortra as a global organization and an employer, and how it might impact on our customers, prospects and partners. Human safety and the health of our employees is, of course, our...
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Defending Against DoppelPaymer – The Latest Ransomware Incident

It’s been said that the first ransomware attack took place as far back as 1989. Delegates who’d attended the World Health Organization AIDS conference in Stockholm were sent floppy discs containing malicious code that installed itself onto MS-DOS systems. After each machine was booted up for the 90th time, the trojan hid all the directories and encrypted the names of all the files on the drive...
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Clearswift and GoAnywhere Demonstrate Award-Winning File Transfer Technology at RSA

The RSA Conference (RSAC) has long been regarded as one of the information security industry’s biggest and most high-profile gatherings and this year’s event in San Francisco’s Moscone Center from 24 to 28 February 2020, promises to be no different. The delegate and exhibitor lists read like a ‘who’s who’ of information security, with the great and good of the sector in attendance to listen to...
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Top 5 Cybersecurity Threats to the UK Healthcare Sector

The sheer volume and complexity of data held within the UK healthcare sector makes it a challenge from a cybersecurity perspective to keep secure. In fact, research from a survey we conducted recently revealed that 67% of healthcare organizations in the UK have suffered a cybersecurity incident over the last 12 months. With the introduction of new data regulations and new technologies across the...
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The Consequences of a Data Breach: Why Fines are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

When it comes to the true ramifications of a data breach, suffering a financial penalty imposed by the ICO is just the tip of the iceberg. Although significant, fines are only one aspect financial organizations have to deal with as part of the aftermath. We saw the media frenzy that surrounded the Capital One data breach, and most of us heard when First American exposed 885 million sensitive...
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Moving on From Encryption – The Case for eDRM

Enterprise digital rights management (eDRM or Information Rights Management, IRM) has had a rocky start to life. While it’s been around for the last 20 years and is seen as the next step on from encryption, it just hasn’t made it into mainstream use.
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Clearswift Wins DLP Award at Computing Security Excellence Awards

Today, we are thrilled to announce our 2019 Computing Security Excellence Award win for Data Loss Prevention (email and web) – the second consecutive win for us at the awards! The Computing Security Excellence Awards celebrate the highest quality cybersecurity products, so it’s fantastic to see our Adaptive Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution recognized for its market-leading offering. Big threats...
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The Threat of Unwanted Data Acquisition

Central to many cyber security strategies are technologies, processes and procedures designed to prevent sensitive data from leaving the organization. Avoiding data breaches is something most companies avidly work to avoid especially in the wake of several high-profile non-compliance cases reported in the media recently. The damage to reputation alone is usually enough of an incentive for...
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Clearswift’s Secure Email Gateway Wins Gold at Golden Bridge Awards

The winners of this year’s Golden Bridge Awards were announced last week, and we are delighted that Clearswift’s Secure Email Gateway was recognized in the ‘Email Security Innovation’ category. The coveted annual awards program celebrates global, cross-industry business achievements and honors the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and...