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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...