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

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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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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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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Information Security

Augmenting Existing Infrastructure to Combat Today's Information Borne Threats

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 13:19

Clearswift understands that many organizations have an immediate need for more advanced security, but cannot afford to 'rip and replace' what they already have in place, or wait until an existing...

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Ransomware - Leassons learnt

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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Info Security Awards 2017

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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