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Cyber Security: A five point agenda for the next government

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 09:05

In recent weeks, the Prime Minister Theresa May has repeatedly mentioned plans for a reallocation of police resources towards cyber-crime if her party returns to power. With a UK general election...

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How Top Cyber Security Teams Neutralize Ransomware Attacks

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 07:41

Ransomware and morphed forms of embedded malware are creating havoc for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Weaponized documents disguised as innocently appearing invoices, resumes and shipping...

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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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Security v Productivity: The Office Macro Dilemma

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 10:14

By Tim Peters, Pre-Sales Engineer, Clearswift Australia
There is no doubt that macros are being increasingly used to execute malicious code around the world and we have all know what impact it can...

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GDPR Compliance – take a practical approach with 5 key steps

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 15:56

I have been fortunate to be invited to speak about the EU GDPR at a variety of security conferences and events recently including, ISSA in the USA, CeBIT in Germany, C-Cure/DEXCEO in Denmark,...

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Clearswift Wins Info Security PG Awards for Adaptive DLP, Office 365™ Email Security and Advanced Threat Prevention

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 12:10

Clearswift was recognized at the 13th Annual 2017 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards® for its unique ability to prevent evasive cyber-attacks and data breaches through its game-changing...

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Cyber Security New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 09:29

In our previous blog post, “Cyber Security Predictions for 2017,” we performed a retrospective review of 2016 and provided nine cyber security predictions for 2017. The cyber-threat landscape became...

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Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 09:29

Cyber attacks dominated the headlines in 2016. The tentacles of cyber threats span the globe and every industry; cyberwarfare involving critical infrastructure services, massive data breaches where...

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