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

GDPR Compliance

The GDPR deadline is here – so what next?

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:11

It’s finally here, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in full effect. Is that a sigh of relief I hear? Well, it shouldn’t be too heavy a sigh, there’s still work to be done!
The...

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Cybersecurity Tech Accord 2018

Principles grounded in action will be critical to the success of the Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 09:46

This year’s RSA Conference saw 34 technology companies sign a pledge, outlining their commitment to ensuring better security in cyberspace for citizens and businesses alike. The Cybersecurity Tech...

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Email Encryption

Today’s Email Encryption Options. Which one is right for you?

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:37

Email encryption is the process of encrypting or disguising the content of email messages, protecting sensitive information from being read or accessed by anyone other than the intended recipient....

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Unintended Email Recipient

Stray emails: How to prevent a critical cyber security vulnerability

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:50

The pervasive threat that cybercriminals pose to the security of critical information has dominated media headlines over the past year. Major data breaches, from Uber’s data theft cover up to the 147...

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GDPR Worldwide

GDPR - it’s not just for Europe: Protection of data at the World Cup in Russia, Tokyo Olympics, and beyond

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 13:17

With the World Cup in Russia this summer and the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020 further down the line; organizations conducting business around the event will face unprecedented challenges with...

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Email phishing: #1 Cyber security threat

#1 Cyber security threat: Protecting your organization against email based attacks

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 14:16

On Friday 12th May last year, a global ransomware attack, aptly named WannaCry, infected over 200,000 computers in at least 100 countries. It began with an email at roughly 8:30am London time. By...

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InfoSecurity Awards 2018 for Clearswift

Clearswift Wins Gold and Silver at 2018 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 10:38

This week, the winners of the 14th annual Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards were announced, with Clearswift being recognized for its achievements as a leading innovator in...

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PCI Compliance: How to Redact Credit Card Info from Inbound Emails

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 18:40


When You Need Protection from Critical Information.
Just when all the heavy lifting is done to enhance the protection of payment card data to comply with PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data...

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