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

3 ways to protect your organization against the insider threat

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 13:49

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that cyber-attacks are on the rise and hitting businesses hard. Over the past few years, swathes of high-profile attacks have dominated media...

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Microsoft deal is a start, but more needs to be done to protect the NHS from cyber threats

Microsoft deal is a start, but more needs to be done to protect the NHS from cyber threats

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 16:13

Following the recent WannaCry attack that affected so many organizations, both public and private, across the globe, many firms are now taking steps to protect themselves from potential threats in...

Read More Tags: Advanced Threat Protection Internal Threats Malware

7 Website Leaks that Shocked the World of Tech, Sports, and Entertainment

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:19

Months have been spent planning and millions have been invested. It is nearly time for the big announcement introducing the world to a market-disrupting innovation. But suddenly your plan is...

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stop cyber bullying

How to actively prevent workplace cyber bullying & harassment

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 08:39


Close the “gap” between preparation and response with active, real-time prevention
Organizations, for the most part, have systematically followed the same approach and strategy for years in their...

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March Madness Challenge for Cybersecurity Professionals

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 12:35


Let the madness begin! The NCAA Basketball “madness” is different for everyone. Some experience the madness after a gut-wrenching triple overtime victory by their alma mater, while others after a...

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DLP ready for SMB, Education and Local Government

8 reasons why DLP is now practical for SMB, Education and Local Government Organizations

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 09:00


 
Well, that only took 10 years. It is amazing to realize, that given the speed of innovation and significant technological advances in the world of cybersecurity, it took over a decade to...

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Closing the Perception Gap

Closing the Perception Gap – Overcoming a False Sense of Security

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 16:35

“Mind the gap” is a phrase many have heard as they navigate the London Underground. Those in the UK know it to mean “mind the gap between the platform and tube trains,” but those in the U.S. should...

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Who are you?

It’s all about context… Part 2… Who are you?

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 13:37

By Dr. Guy Bunker @guybunker

We need to share information, we need to collaborate – but there is a challenge. The more you share, the more risk you create. It’s a cross between the game Chinese...

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