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How to Recognize and Respond to Emerging Social Media Cybersecurity Threats

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn. YouTube. Pinterest. Mastodon. The list goes on. Whether you love or loathe social media, these platforms have become integral to how we communicate as individuals and businesses. Cybercriminals have also taken note, embracing these communication channels wholeheartedly to reach vast audiences quickly, anonymously, and cheaply, successfully defrauding targets...
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Holiday Season Triggers Rise in Counterfeit Activity

Counterfeit activity increases every year during the pre-holiday shopping blitz -- most notably Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas and Hanukkah. Arm yourself with defenses now to combat ever-evolving counterfeiting methods during peak retail shopping season.
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Financials & Card Data Top Q3 Targets on the Dark Web

In Q3, credit unions nearly overtook national banks as the top targeted industry on the Dark Web, according to recent data from Fortra’s PhishLabs.
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September Was Insider Threat Awareness Month

Insider threats may not get as much attention as the outsider threats. Outsider threats are overwhelmingly malicious in intent. Organizations must protect their data with a strong barrier, because the “bad guys” are on the outside. However, inside the walls of an organization can be a disgruntled employee wanting to cause harm or an employee incentivized from outside the organization. Then of...
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Are You Ready for PCI DSS 4.0?

PCI DSS 4.0 is here. If your organization handles PII data, you will need to be compliant with the new updates. We take a look at the new version and what it takes to stay compliant.
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The Not-So-Hidden Dangers of Hidden Data

Sometimes sensitive data exposure can come from routine practices within an organization. Everyday habits such as sending a document without removing hidden data like revision history and author details can expose sensitive data and even break compliance regulations.
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Photo Security: Why a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Files

Communication through photos and short videos have now become commonplace with applications like Instagram and TikTok. While this popular use of imagery feels safe, many may not realize that photos can also be used to inconspicuously share data or carry out a ransomware cyberattack. Explore the threats of steganography and why ignoring it can be a significant email security mistake.
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One Big Threat Protection Problem, One Simple Email Security Solution

Microsoft 365 remains a popular tool worldwide, and It also remains a popular target for cyberattacks. Utilizing the email security solutions from Microsoft may seem the most convenient option, but the reality is, it comes with big gaps and workarounds for cybercriminal activity. Learn how Clearswift's Secure Email Gateway can work alongside Microsoft 365 to create an email security powerhouse.
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Prevent Supply Chain Cybersecurity Attacks with Safer Data Sharing

A supply chain cybersecurity attack comes from any outside partner vulnerabilities. Indeed your supply chain can be as risky as it is helpful. Find out how Clearswift's array of robust email security features keep your organization secure from external cyber risks.
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The Four 'C's of Security

Why the Three 'C's of Cybersecurity is arguably missing a very important 'C,' and why it is vital to an solid cybersecurity solution.
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Do You Have a Sensitive Data Protection Checklist?

Data breaches and data loss, including the loss of sensitive information, are scary scenarios, and while no one can guarantee a cyberattack will not happen, there are ways to protect your organization’s data. We take a look at the top five tips for protecting your sensitive data.
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Data Privacy Day - Education and Inspiration

Dependency on the internet for communications and business are at an all time high, and so are cyberattacks. We discuss how you can protect your organization's sensitive information.